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Discussion of the defence of consent within the tort of battery context

by Krishan Thakker on

“If a person consents to what would otherwise be an unlawful touching, there can be no battery.” The issues which the preceding statement refers to revolve around how the defence of consent operates in the Law of...more

Is it always true that the reasonable person test 'eliminates the personal equation' (Glasgow Corp v Muir, per Lord MacMillan)?

by Krishan Thakker on

Negligence consists of falling below the standard of care required in the circumstances to protect others from the unreasonable risk of harm. Generally, the law regards this standard of care objectively, demanded by the...more

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