2019 Georgia Code
Title 51 - Torts
Chapter 2 - Imputable Negligence
§ 51-2-1. Basis for imputation of negligence; fault of parents or custodians not imputable to child

Universal Citation: GA Code § 51-2-1 (2019)
  • (a) For the negligence of one person to be properly imputable to another, the one to whom it is imputed must stand in such a relation or privity to the negligent person as to create the relation of principal and agent.

  • (b) In an action by an infant, the fault of the parent or of custodians selected by the parents is not imputable to the child.


Civil Code 1895, § 2902; Civil Code 1910, § 3475; Code 1933, § 105-205.

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