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Judgment-Proofing Voluntary Sector Organisations from Liability in Tort

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JournalCanadian Journal of Comparative and Contemporary Law
DateAccepted/In press - 13 Nov 2019
Volume(2020) 6
Original languageEnglish


Voluntary sector organisations (VSOs) may use ordinary principles of law to protect themselves from tort liabilities by rendering themselves judgment-proof. There are two viable judgment-proofing systems available to VSOs: (1) charitable purpose trusts, and (2) group structures. Whilst these systems are not fool-proof, they offer significant protection from tort liabilities. However, judgment-proofing may come at a high price to the voluntary sector.

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Publication forthcoming summer 2020. A A finalized version of this article, will be published in the CJCCL Volume 6.

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