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The Law of Torts in New Zealand 7th ed


ISBN13: 9780947486112
Previous Edition ISBN: 9780864727909
Published: April 2016
Publisher: Thomson Brookers (New Zealand)
Country of Publication: New Zealand
Format: Paperback
Price: £110.00



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The 7th edition of The Law of Torts in New Zealand marks the passage of 25 years since the book was first published in 1991.

As with previous editions, it seeks to explain and to discuss the evolving law in New Zealand and also to cover significant developments in the wider common law world. The work ensures that the relevant rules and principles of tort law are assessed in the light of their objectives and likely consequences, and the policies underlying the law are given close attention.

The new edition encompasses a number of significant developments in the law. Since mid-2005 when the fourth edition was published, there has been a stream of new decisions on torts, with major developments in various aspects of negligence, the economic torts, breach of confidence and the protection of privacy, defamation, Bill of Rights litigation and the award of damages.

The Law of Torts in New Zealand is the definitive tort work for law students and practitioners. Its exemplary standards and authoritative reputation are both demonstrated by the fact that it is the book that is most frequently cited in decisions of the New Zealand courts.

Subjects:
Tort Law, Other Jurisdictions , New Zealand
Contents:
Chapter 1: Introduction
Chapter 2: Accident Compensation and the Common Law
Chapter 3: Accident Compensation in Operation
Chapter 4: Trespass to the Person
Chapter 5: Negligence: The Duty of Care
Chapter 6: Negligence: Particular Categories of Duty
Chapter 7: Negligence: Breach of Duty
Chapter 8: Breach of Statutory Duty
Chapter 9: Trespassing on Land
Chapter 10: Nuisance
Chapter 11: The Rule in Rylands v Fletcher
Chapter 12: Interference with Goods
Chapter 13: Interference with Business Relations
Chapter 14: Interference with Intellectual Property
Chapter 15: Deliberate Falsehoods:
Chapter 16: Defamation
Chapter 17: Invasion of Privacy
Chapter 18: Abuse of Legal Procedure
Chapter 19: Abuse of Public Office
Chapter 20: Causation and Remoteness of Damage
Chapter 21: Defences
Chapter 22: Vicarious Liability
Chapter 23: Parties
Chapter 24: Multiple Tortfeasors and Contribution
Chapter 25: Remedies
Chapter 26: Discharge of Liability
Table of Cases
Table of Statutes and Regulations
Subject Index