From Open Risk Manual


Duty. Some obligation which exists and is imposed on some individual.

It also has a more specific meaning is a tax imposed by the customs authority of a country on imported or special products.


  • Statutory obligations
  • Reporting obligations

Issues and Challenges

Duty can also be thought of as an obligation - not in the sense in which an obligation and a right are the converse aspects of one another, but in and of itself, independent of the perspective from which it is considered.


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