Delictual Liability

Delictual Liability

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Now, in its third edition, "Delictual Liability" is a highly respected and extremely popular account of the principles of delict in Scots law and is a standard introductory textbook to the subject. Delict is a notoriously difficult area of law. This book is characterised by its clear and coherent account of the principles of delict, which should prove useful to student and practitioner alike. The text is founded on the principles of delictual liability, illustrated by many examples.show more

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  • Paperback | 350 pages
  • Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
  • Lexisnexis UK
  • London, United Kingdom
  • Revised
  • 3rd Revised edition
  • 0406971048
  • 9780406971043

Table of contents

Preface. Table of Statutes. Table of Cases. List of Abbreviations. Introduction. Part I Intentional Delicts. 1- Intentional delicts in respect of persons and property. 2- The economic delicts and fraud. Part II - Unintentional Delict - General Principles of Liability. 3 - The duty of care. 4 - Duty of care as a threshold device. 5 - Breach of a duty of care. 6 - Causation and related issues. Part III - Delictual Liability in Specific Social and Economic Contents. 7 - Professional liability. 8 - Product liability. 9 - Delictual liability for animals. 10 - Delictual liability arising from ownership or occupation of property. 11 - Breach of statutory duty and public law issues. 12 - Employers' liability and vicarious liability. 13 - Delict and the family. 14 - Delict and road traffic. 15 - Defamation and verbal injury. Part IV - Damages. 16 - Damages. Appendix. Indexshow more

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