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Local Government Liability Law


ISBN13: 9780421536203
ISBN: 0421536209
Published: December 2006
Publisher: Sweet & Maxwell Ltd
Country of Publication: UK
Format: Hardback
Price: £85.00
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Local Government Liability Law provides a practical and succinct analysis of the types of legal liability faced by local governments. It takes the reader through liability in relation to each of the core functions of local authorities, and examines the different liabilities arising from the actions of local government officers, their agents and their contractors.

Adopting a practical approach, it also discusses remedies and defences to liability.

  • Comprehensive coverage of all local government liability - tortious, contractual, criminal and restitutional
  • Written in highly practical, user-friendly style
  • Covers the increasing importance of EU law in this area.

Subjects:
Local Government Law, Tort Law
Contents:
Introduction.
Sources of liability.
Liability of officers, members, agents and contractors.
Maladministration.
Criminal liability.
Exclusion of liability.
Defences to liability.
Remedies.
Liability in relation to particular functions: Education
Environmental health and protection
Highways and transport
Housing, land and buildings
Planning
Welfare services.