child of tender years

child of tender years
A child whose imprudences are usually due to the play of childish instincts, unenlightened by experience, and unrestrained by reason; hence, a child too young to be chargeable with contributory negligence. Central of Georgia Railroad Co. v Robins, 209 Ala 6, 95 So 367, 36 ALR 10, 12. Even a child of tender years is held to liability in tort. 27 Am J1st Inf § 90. See minor of tender years.

Ballentine's law dictionary. . 1998.

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