Defences

The following topics form part of the Law of Torts Unit at A2.

Consent

Express/implied; reality; knowledge of nature and extent of risk.

volenti non fit injuria

Must be voluntary; effect of The Road Traffic Act 1988; position of rescuers.

Contributory negligence

Nature and effect; Law Reform (Contributory Negligence) Act 1945.

 

 

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