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Breach of Statutory Duty

Jenny Steele.

in Tort Law

August 2017; p ublished online September 2017 .

Chapter. Subjects: Tort Law. 11796 words.

All books in this flagship series contain carefully selected substantial extracts from key cases, legislation, and academic debate, providing able students with a stand-alone resource. This...

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Breach of statutory duty

Kirsty Horsey and Erika Rackley.

in Tort Law

July 2015; p ublished online September 2015 .

Chapter. Subjects: Tort Law. 4399 words.

This chapter considers the tort of breach of statutory duty. Unlike the statutory duties contained in the Occupiers’ Liability Acts 1957 and 1984 or the Consumer Protection Act 1987 where...

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Breach of statutory duty

Kirsty Horsey and Erika Rackley.

in Tort Law

July 2017; p ublished online September 2017 .

Chapter. Subjects: Tort Law. 4457 words.

This chapter considers the tort of breach of statutory duty. Unlike the statutory duties contained in the Occupiers’ Liability Acts 1957 and 1984 or the Consumer Protection Act 1987 where...

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Breach of statutory duty

Kirsty Horsey and Erika Rackley.

in Kidner's Casebook on Torts

July 2015; p ublished online September 2015 .

Chapter. Subjects: Tort Law. 5513 words.

This chapter discusses liability for breach of statutory duty. There may be cases where a statute renders a certain activity a crime, and the law imposes an additional civil liability...

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Breach of Statutory Duty

Christian Witting.

in Street on Torts

February 2015; p ublished online June 2015 .

Chapter. Subjects: Tort Law. 9866 words.

This chapter examines the provisions of tort law concerning breach of statutory duty. It explains that a breach of a statutory duty will not automatically confer a right of action on anyone...

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Capacity and Parties

Christian Witting.

in Street on Torts

February 2015; p ublished online June 2015 .

Chapter. Subjects: Tort Law. 10622 words.

This chapter examines the issues of capacity and parties in tort law. It explains that capacity refers to the status of legal persons and their ability to sue or be sued in tort and that a...

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Causation

Tony Weir.

in An Introduction to Tort Law

September 2006; p ublished online June 2015 .

Chapter. Subjects: Tort Law. 9162 words.

Celebrated for their conceptual clarity, titles in the Clarendon Law Series offer concise, accessible overviews of major fields of law and legal thought. This chapter discusses the issue of...

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Causation and Remoteness

Christian Witting.

in Street on Torts

February 2015; p ublished online June 2015 .

Chapter. Subjects: Tort Law. 20508 words.

This chapter examines the issues of causation and remoteness in tort law. It considers causation in fact, the question of causation in law, and the principles governing the related question...

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Causation and remoteness of damage

Kirsty Horsey and Erika Rackley.

in Kidner's Casebook on Torts

July 2015; p ublished online September 2015 .

Chapter. Subjects: Tort Law. 17014 words.

This chapter discusses the concepts of causation and remoteness of damage. Once it has been shown that a defendant owed the claimant a duty to take care and was in breach of that duty,...

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Causation and remoteness of damage

Kirsty Horsey and Erika Rackley.

in Tort Law

July 2015; p ublished online September 2015 .

Chapter. Subjects: Tort Law. 18996 words.

This chapter discusses the final ‘hurdle’ for the claimant to overcome in the tort of negligence—causation. The claimant must prove that their injuries were caused by the defendant’s...

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