Cause or permit definition

What does Cause or permit mean?

To 'cause' involves some express mandate or authority from the person 'causing' to the other person; the meaning of 'permit' depends on the context or the provision contravened.

It will include allowed or authorised and will usually import knowledge on the part of the person permitting. In some provisions, however, such as breaches of Community rules as to periods of driving, it embraces failing to take reasonable steps to prevent.

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Cause or permit is referenced 1 in Halsbury's Laws of England

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