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The law of torts in Australia

Author: Francis A Trindade; Peter Cane; Mark Lunney
Publisher: South Melbourne ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2007.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 4th edView all editions and formats
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New edition features discussion of recent legislative changes and tort law issues including ; the uniform 'Defamation Act', legislative reforms to negligence laws and Australia's recent 'insurance crisis'
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Francis A Trindade; Peter Cane; Mark Lunney
ISBN: 9780195516203 0195516206
OCLC Number: 82435860
Description: xciii, 858 pages ; 25 cm
Contents: 1. Introduction: Torts and tort law --
2. Interference with the person --
3. Interference with land --
4. Nuisance --
5. Interference with goods --
6. The intentional infliction of pure economic loss --
7. Defamation --
8. Negligence: negligent conduct --
9. Negligence: the scope of the obligation to take care --
10. Negligence: three applications --
11. Product liability --
12. Liability for animals --
13. Breach of statutory duty --
14. Defences to torts involving negligence --
15. Damages --
16. Vicarious liability --
17. Proportionate liability and contribution among tortfeasors --
18. Limitation of actions.
Responsibility: Francis Trindade, Peter Cane, Mark Lunney.

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Contains in depth discussion of the issues of this large area of the law. Explores the motivations and complexities of tort law from a distinctively Australian perspective.  Read more...

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