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Vol 22 No 3 March/April 2017

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Company Directors: Duties, Liabilities and Remedies

Edited by: Simon Mortimore
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A new edition was published, see:
Corporate Liability: Work Related Deaths and Criminal Prosecutions 2nd ed isbn 9781845922177

Corporate Liability: Work Related Deaths and Criminal Prosecutions

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ISBN13: 9781845925161
ISBN: 1845925165
New Edition ISBN: 9781845922177
Published: October 2002
Publisher: Bloomsbury Professional
Country of Publication: UK
Format: Paperback
Price: Out of print

Original isbn - 0406931763
This new textbook provides guidance and analysis on the developing concept of corporate liability for killing.The title is written in a format whereby it examines the two important aspects of corporate responsibility for killing. Firstly, it sets out to advise companies and public bodies on policies essential to reducing the risk of fatal accidents. Secondly, it guides lawyers on how to proceed with a case where corporate liability for killing is an issue.

This title aims to: Advise companies, public bodies and individuals on policies to prevent accidents from occurring Advise what the law is and how it is developing Advise lawyers on how to proceed once an accident has occurredWritten by a team of experts headed up by the leading counsel in this area, the work includes sections on health and safety, oil and gas, insurance and healthcare.Essential reading for criminal and common law practitioners, chief executives and their advisors, health and safety, executives, local authorities and other public bodies.

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1. Introduction
2. Corporate manslaughter - including corporate killing and directors' personal liability - Comparison with other jurisdictions e.g. Hong Kong, Australia, Canada and Europe
3. Corporate killing - a detailed examination of the new legislation
4. Gross negligence manslaughter
5. Health and Safety overlap: Sections 2,3 and 37 of the Health and Safety at Work Act 1974 and risk assessment
6. Police/HSE investigations
7. Specialist contributions: oil and gas, construction, aviation, railways, nuclear and chemicals
8. Judicial review, public inquiries, inquests and their relationship with civil procedure
9. Sentencing
10. Conclusions;