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Australian principles of tort law / Pam Stewart, senior lecturer, Faculty of Law, University of Technology, Sydney, Anita Stuhmcke, professor, Faculty of Law, University of Technology, Sydney.

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Author/Creator:
Stewart, Pamela.
Language:
English.
Publication date:
2012
Copyright date:
2012
Imprint:
Third edition.
Publication:
Annandale, NSW : The Federation Press, [2012]
Copyright notice:
©2012
Format:
  • Book
  • l, 667 pages ; 24 cm
Bibliography:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents:
  • Introduction to the law of torts
  • The nature of intentional torts
  • Intentional torts to the person
  • Actions on the case for physical injuries or nervous shock
  • Trespass to land
  • Intentional torts relating to goods
  • Defences to intentional torts
  • Introduction to negligence and duty of care
  • Breach of duty
  • Scope of liability : causation
  • Scope of liability : remoteness of damage
  • Proof
  • Defences to negligence : contributory negligence, voluntary assumption of risk and statutory defences
  • The framework of the Civil Liability Act 2002 (NSW)
  • Personal liability of criminals, volunteers, good samaritans and the apologetic
  • Atypical plaintiffs and specific duty issues
  • Negligently caused pure economic loss
  • Liability of statutory authorities in negligence
  • The tort of breach of statutory duty
  • Vicarious liability and non-delegable duties
  • Nuisance
  • Remedies
  • Death
  • Contribution among tortfeasors.
Contributor:
Stuhmcke, Anita.
Subjects:
ISBN:
9781862878549
1862878544

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