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Liability for death caused wrongfully

Whensoever the death of a person is caused by a wrongful act neglect or default and the act neglect or default is such as would (if death had not ensued) have entitled the party injured to maintain an action and recover damages in respect thereof, then and in every such case the person who would have been liable if death had not ensued shall be liable to an action for damages notwithstanding the death of the person injured.

No. 3807 s. 16.

S. 17 amended by No. 9856 s. 3(a)(b).

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