The Law of Tort (General Principles of Law)

The Law of Tort (General Principles of Tort)

Syllabus

The Nature and Liability in Tort: including fault based liability, strict liability, the doctrine in Ryland-v-Fletcher, vicarious liability and limitation of actions

Negligence: including duty and standard of care; contributory negligence; res ipsa loquitor; proof of damage and negligent mis-statement

Nuisance: including public nuisance, private nuisance, defences and remedies Trespass to Land: including defences and remedies and occupiers liability. An awareness of Trespass to the Person - assault, battery and false imprisonment, with their defences

General Defences: including volenti non fit injuria, mistake, act of God, inevitable accident, Statutory authority and Novus Actus Interviens.

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