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22 Pa. Code § 237.8. Negligence.

§ 237.8. Negligence.

 (a)  Definition. Negligence is continuing or persistent action or omission in violation of a duty.

 (b)  Duty. A duty may be established by law, by promulgated school rules, policies or procedures, by express direction from superiors or by duties of professional responsibility, including duties prescribed by Chapter 235 (relating to Code of Professional Practice and Conduct for Educators).


   The provisions of this §  237.8 amended under sections 5(a)(11) and 9b of the Professional Educator Discipline Act (24 P. S. § §  2070.5(a)(11) and 2070.9b).


   The provisions of this §  237.8 amended December 20, 2002, effective December 21, 2002, 32 Pa.B. 6256. Immediately preceding text appears at serial page (286663).

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