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Vol 24 No 11 Nov/Dec 2019

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Public Authority Liability in Scotland


ISBN13: 9780414018785
To be Published: March 2020
Publisher: W. Green
Country of Publication: Scotland
Format: Paperback
Price: £65.00



Public Authority Liability in Scotland is a brand new, necessary work providing a practical guide to this area of law. It addresses the wide range of issues that arise in practice:

  • a summary of the legal principles underpinning the liability of public authorities in Scotland
  • analysis of the relevant case law relating to common law negligence
  • comparisons between the law in Scotland and that in England, Wales and Northern Ireland, and
  • a useful survey of the liabilities of different types of public body, grouped by chapter

Subjects:
Scots Law
Contents:
1. Introduction
2. Public Authorities
3. Statutory Duties; Actions on the Statute
4. The law of negligence
5. Police and Emergency Services
6. Education and Social Services
7. Roads
8. Vicarious Liability
9. European Convention on Human Rights
10. Other Remedies against Public Authorities
11. Practice and Procedure