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Title: The Law of Torts in Australia
Contributor(s): Trindade, F (author); Cane, P (author); Lunney, Mark  (author)orcid 
Publication Date: 2007
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Abstract: Authoritative and comprehensive Written by respected experts, The Law of Torts in Australia, now in its fourth edition, remains the best guide to tort law in Australia. Discussion of recent legislative changes and tort law issuesThe uniform Defamation ActLegislative reforms to negligence lawsAustralia's recent ‘insurance crisis'.New featuresNew chapter on defamationIntegrated discussion of defences and damages in chapters on international interferences with the person, land and goodsSubstantially revised and reorganised chapters on the tort of negligence.Table of Contents Preface List of abbreviations Table of cases Table of legislationIntroduction: Torts and Tort LawInterference with the PersonInterference with LandNuisanceInterference with GoodsThe Intentional Infliction of Pure Economic LossDefamationNegligence: Negligent ConductNegligence: The Scope of the Obligation to Take CareNegligence: Three ApplicationsProduct LiabilityLiability for AnimalsBreach of Statutory DutyDefences to Torts Involving NegligenceDamagesVicarious LiabilityProportionate Liability and Contribution Among TortfeasorsLimitation of Actions
Publication Type: Book
Publisher: Oxford University Press
Place of Publication: South Melbourne
ISBN: 9780195516203
Field of Research (FOR): 180126 Tort Law
HERDC Category Description: A1 Authored Book - Scholarly
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Extent of Pages: 858
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