imposed duties

imposed duties
Literally, duties, the burden of which is imposed upon a person. In a technical sense, those duties of a municipal corporation which are superadded to merely governmental functions, like the special private corporate duty to maintain streets in a safe condition for public travel, or 'the special, private corporate duty to maintain and manage corporate property so that city employees shall have safe places in which to work. Edson v Olathe, 81 Kan 328, 105 P 521.

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