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THE FATAL ACCIDENTS ACT, 1855

(ACT NO. XIII OF 1855).
  Part No : Chapter No : Section No: [ 27th March, 1855  
  
    An Act to provide compensation to families for loss occasioned by the death of a person caused by actionable wrong.
 
Preamble
    WHEREAS no action or suit is now maintainable in any Court against a person who, by his wrongful act, neglect or default, may have caused the death of another person, and it is often-times right and expedient that the wrong doer in such case should be answerable in damages for the injury so caused by him; It is enacted as follows:-
 
CONTENTS
 
SECTIONS
 
1.Suit for compensation to the family of a person for loss occasioned to it by his death by actionable wrong
2.Not more than one suit to be brought.Claim for loss to estate may be added
3.Plaintiff shall deliver particulars, etc.
4.Interpretation clause
 
 

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