Search the Legal Abbreviations and Acronyms Dictionary for acronyms and/or abbreviations that contain omissions. OMISSION. An omission is the neglect to do what the law requires. 2. If a public law prescribes certain functions of civil servants which they must perform for the public and they do not perform them, they may be prosecuted: for example, highway controllers are required to repair public roads; Failure to do so means they can be charged. 3. Where a nuisance results from an omission, it may not be reduced if it is a private nuisance, if it is a private nuisance, without such notification being possible. Empty branches; Commission; Nuisance; Trees. n.1) Failure to perform an agreed act where a person or the public is required to act (including failure to exercise due diligence) or is required by law. Such an omission, such as a negligent or improper act, may result in prosecution. (2) accidental omission of a word, phrase or other language from a contract, act, judgment or other document.
If the parties agree that the omission is due to mutual error, the document may be “reformed,” but this may require an application for a court order to make the correction if relied on it by government agencies or third parties. (See: Negligence, Breach of Contract, Reform) Look for omissions in the American Encyclopedia of Law, Asian Encyclopedia of Law, European Encyclopedia of Law, UK Encyclopedia of Law, or Latin American and Spanish Encyclopedia of Law. You might be interested in the historical significance of this term. Search the Encyclopedia of Law for omissions in historical law.