What is the noun for delict?

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  1. (civil law, Scottish law) A wrongful act, analogous to a tort in common law. [from the early 16th c.]
  2. (law) The branch of law dealing in delicts.
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  4. Examples:
    1. “The general rule is that the applicable law is the law of the country in which the events constituting the tort or delict in question occur.”
      “The court held that for the purposes of the Brussels Convention, now the Brussels Regulation, this was a claim in tort, delict, or quasi-delict.”
      “In the result the public was deprived of critical information and it does not matter which pigeonhole the delict best fits.”
  1. plural of delict
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  3. Examples:
    1. “Hence a set of nominate delicts requiring dolus is supplemented by a theory of culpa.”
      “Defendants cannot calculate their contingent liabilities, not knowing with confidence when their delicts lie in repose.”
      “All acts of aggression are international delicts entailing state responsibility.”
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