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State liability in tort

a comparative law study

by Duncan Fairgrieve

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Published by Oxford University Press in Oxford, New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Great Britain.,
  • France.
    • Subjects:
    • Government liability -- Great Britain.,
    • Government liability -- France.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. [325]-348) and index.

      StatementDuncan Fairgrieve.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsKJC5786 .F35 2003
      The Physical Object
      Paginationl, 354 p. ;
      Number of Pages354
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3703352M
      ISBN 100199258058
      LC Control Number2003270651

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        Products Liability is a field of tort law which concerns the responsibility of the manufacturer or vendor of a product to ensure that products are safe and do not cause injury. Products subjected to liability include all consumer goods, medical devices, commercial/personal vehicles, aircraft and consumable goods such as food and prescription drugs.   The restaurant industry, limited to take-out and delivery services by state laws, torts, and product liability and have authored textbooks in these fields for West Publishing. I was the law.

      State Liability in Tort — Need for a Fresh Look by Aman Hingorani Cite as: () 2 SCC (Jour) 7. In the Privy Purse case 1 the Court had to consider the action of the President de-recognising all the Rulers under Article (22) of the Constitution. It was contended on behalf of the Union of India that the action of the President was in exercise of his sovereign power and was not amenable.   Definition of Tort. The term tort is the French equivalent of the English word word tort is also derived from the Latin word tortum, which means twisted or crooked or wrong, in contrast to the word rectum, which means straight (rectitude uses that Latin root). Thus conduct that is twisted or crooked and not straight is a tort. The term was introduced into the English law by the.


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