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10. Defences to negligence

10. Defences to negligence  

Kirsty Horsey and Erika Rackley

in Tort Law (6th edn)

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Jul 2019
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Sep 2019
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9780191868054
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10.1093/he/9780198829270.003.0010
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chapter
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9780198829270
This chapter discusses three key defences in the tort of negligence: voluntary assumption of risk (consent or volenti non fit injuria), contributory negligence and illegality. The defence ... More
11. Judicial review: illegality

11. Judicial review: illegality  

John Stanton and Craig Prescott

in Public Law

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Feb 2018
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Sep 2018
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9780191851940
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10.1093/he/9780198722939.003.0011
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9780198722939
This chapter considers ‘illegality’ as a ground of judicial review. Illegality is one of the three main grounds of judicial review as outlined by Lord Diplock in Council of Civil Service ... More
23. Defences

23. Defences  

Simon Deakin and Zoe Adams

in Markesinis & Deakin's Tort Law (8th edn)

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Sep 2019
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Sep 2019
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9780191810916
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10.1093/he/9780198747963.003.0023
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9780198747963
This chapter begins with a brief discussion of the role of defences in the law of torts. It then considers their application to torts which require proof of damage in order to be ... More
10. Judicial Review: The Grounds

10. Judicial Review: The Grounds  

Brian Thompson and Michael Gordon

in Cases & Materials on Constitutional & Administrative Law (12th edn)

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Jul 2017
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Sep 2017
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9780191821622
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10.1093/he/9780198767732.003.0010
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9780198767732
Extracts have been chosen from a wide range of historical and contemporary cases to illustrate the reasoning processes of the courts and to show how legal principles are developed. This ... More
13. Substantive Grounds of Judicial Review

13. Substantive Grounds of Judicial Review  

Ian Loveland

in Constitutional Law, Administrative Law, and Human Rights: A Critical Introduction (8th edn)

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Apr 2018
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Sep 2018
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9780191865527
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10.1093/he/9780198804680.003.0013
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9780198804680
This chapter discusses the substantive grounds of judicial review: illegality, irrationality, and proportionality. Illegality covers the following: excess of power; the relevant/irrelevant ... More
11. Illegality

11. Illegality  

Jack Beatson, Andrew Burrows, and John Cartwright

in Anson's Law of Contract (31st edn)

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May 2020
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Sep 2020
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9780191889264
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10.1093/he/9780198829973.003.0011
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9780198829973
This chapter considers what counts as illegality and the effect of illegality on a contract (and consequent restitution). The approach of the Courts to illegality has been transformed for ... More
15. Illegality

15. Illegality  

Elizabeth Macdonald, Ruth Atkins, and Jens Krebs

in Koffman & Macdonald's Law of Contract (9th edn)

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Aug 2018
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Sep 2018
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9780191814327
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10.1093/he/9780198752844.003.0015
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9780198752844
This chapter explores the illegality of contracts. Contracts which may fall within the scope of the restraint of trade doctrine are considered, including the Court of Appeal’s approach in ... More
16. Defences and limitation

16. Defences and limitation  

Carol Brennan

in Tort Law Concentrate: Law Revision and Study Guide (5th edn)

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Aug 2019
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Sep 2019
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9780191876387
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10.1093/he/9780198840541.003.0016
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9780198840541
This chapter first discusses the defence of contributory negligence, voluntary assumption of risk, and illegality. Contributory negligence occurs when the claimant has contributed to his ... More
9. Illegality and Restraint of Trade

9. Illegality and Restraint of Trade  

James Devenney

in Concentrate Questions and Answers Contract Law: Law Q&A Revision and Study Guide (2nd edn)

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Feb 2019
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Sep 2019
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9780191859182
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10.1093/he/9780198817673.003.0009
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9780198817673
The Concentrate Questions and Answers series offers the best preparation for tackling exam questions. Each book includes typical questions, answer plans and suggested answers, author ... More
11. General Defences

11. General Defences  

Dr Karen Dyer

in Concentrate Questions and Answers Tort Law: Law Q&A Revision and Study Guide

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May 2019
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Sep 2019
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9780191806216
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10.1093/he/9780198745297.003.0011
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9780198745297
Each Concentrate revision guide is packed with essential information, key cases, revision tips, exam Q&As, and more. Concentrates show you what to expect in a law exam, what examiners are ... More
11. Illegality

11. Illegality  

Jack Beatson, Andrew Burrows, and John Cartwright

in Anson's Law of Contract (30th edn)

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May 2016
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Sep 2016
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9780191799372
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10.1093/he/9780198734789.003.0011
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9780198734789
This chapter considers the circumstances in which contracts are ‘illegal’. Illegality is an extremely complex subject and its effects vary greatly. Illegal objects may range from those ... More
Patel v Mirza [2016] UKSC 42, Supreme Court

Patel v Mirza [2016] UKSC 42, Supreme Court  

Derek Whayman

in Essential Cases: Equity & Trusts (2nd edn)

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Sep 2019
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Sep 2019
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9780191883729
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10.1093/he/9780191883729.003.0050
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9780191883729
Essential Cases: Equity & Trusts provides a bridge between course textbooks and key case judgments. This case document summarizes the facts and decision in Patel v Mirza [2016] ... More
Congreve v Home Office [1976] QB 629, Court of Appeal (Civil Division)

Congreve v Home Office [1976] QB 629, Court of Appeal (Civil Division)  

Thomas E. Webb

in Essential Cases: Public Law (2nd edn)

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Sep 2019
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Sep 2019
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9780191868306
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10.1093/he/9780191868306.003.0010
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9780191868306
Essential Cases: Public Law provides a bridge between course textbooks and key case judgments. This case document summarizes the facts and decision in Congreve v Home Office ... More
Council of Civil Service Unions v Minister for the Civil Service [1985] AC 374, House of Lords (also known as the GCHQ Case)

Council of Civil Service Unions v Minister for the Civil Service [1985] AC 374, House of Lords (also known as the GCHQ Case)  

Thomas E. Webb

in Essential Cases: Public Law (2nd edn)

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Sep 2019
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Sep 2019
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9780191868306
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10.1093/he/9780191868306.003.0011
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9780191868306
Essential Cases: Public Law provides a bridge between course textbooks and key case judgments. This case document summarizes the facts and decision in Council of Civil Service ... More
Anson's Law of Contract

Anson's Law of Contract (30th edn)  

Sir Jack Beatson FBA, Andrew Burrows FBA, QC (Hon), and John Cartwright

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May 2016
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Sep 2016
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9780191799372
DOI: 
10.1093/he/9780198734789.001.0001
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book
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9780198734789
Anson’s Law of Contract offers an accurate and authoritative account of the law and its underlying principles. This 30th edition continues to provide comprehensive and detailed coverage of ... More
10. Vitiating factors

10. Vitiating factors  

Lee Roach

in Card & James' Business Law (4th edn)

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Apr 2016
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Sep 2016
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9780191811036
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10.1093/he/9780198748380.003.0010
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chapter
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9780198748380
This chapter focuses on the vitiating factors in a contract, namely those that can render a contract void ab initio or voidable (the distinction between void and voidable contracts is ... More
6. Defences to Negligence

6. Defences to Negligence  

Mark Lunney, Donal Nolan, and Ken Oliphant

in Tort Law: Text and Materials (6th edn)

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Sep 2017
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Oct 2017
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9780191807541
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10.1093/he/9780198745525.003.0006
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chapter
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9780198745525
This chapter examines the following defences to a claim in negligence: volenti non fit injuria; contributory negligence; exclusion of liability; and illegality. The defence of volenti non ... More
Pearce & Stevens' Trusts and Equitable Obligations

Pearce & Stevens' Trusts and Equitable Obligations (7th edn)  

Robert Pearce and Warren Barr

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Sep 2018
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Sep 2018
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9780191807534
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10.1093/he/9780198745495.001.0001
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book
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9780198745495
Pearce & Stevens’ Trusts and Equitable Obligations provides a detailed and contextualized account of the law of equity and trusts. The text gives detailed analysis of all key ... More
8. Public enforcement of Union law (Articles 258–260 TFEU); review of legality and damages (Articles 263, 265, 268, 277 and 340(2) TFEU)

8. Public enforcement of Union law (Articles 258–260 TFEU); review of legality and damages (Articles 263, 265, 268, 277 and 340(2) TFEU)  

Margot Horspool, Matthew Humphreys, and Michael Wells-Greco

in European Union Law (10th edn)

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Jul 2018
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Sep 2018
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9780191859700
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10.1093/he/9780198818854.003.0008
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chapter
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9780198818854
This chapter focuses on direct actions before the Court of Justice. It is divided into two sections. Section I deals with direct actions relating to public enforcement of EU law between the ... More
Street on Torts

Street on Torts (15th edn)  

Christian Witting

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Jun 2018
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Sep 2018
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9780191848339
DOI: 
10.1093/he/9780198811169.001.0001
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book
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9780198811169
Street on Torts provides a wide-ranging overview, and a clear and accurate explanation of tort law. The book consists of nine parts. Part I provides an introduction to the ... More

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