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Title Tort law and the legislature : common law, statute and the dynamics of legal change / edited by T. T. Arvind and Jenny Steele.
Publication Info. Oxford : Hart Publishing, c2013.
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 Law Library  K 923 .T673 2013    CHECKED IN
Description xxix, 502 p. ; 26 cm.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Machine generated contents note: 1.Introduction: Legislation and the Shape of Tort Law / Jenny Steele -- pt. I Courts and Legislatures -- 2.Torts, Courts and Legislatures - Comparative Remarks on Civil Law Codifications of Tort Law / Willem H van Boom -- 3.Statutes and Tort Defences / James Goudkamp -- 4.The Compensation Culture' and the Politics of Tort / Annette Morris -- 5.A Civil Law for the Age of Statutes / James Lee -- 6.Trade Disputes Legislation and the Economic Torts / Bob Simpson -- pt. II Legislating Fundamental Principle -- 7.The Fatal Accidents Act 1846 / Donal Nolan -- 8.Law Reform (Contributory Negligence) Act 1945: Collisions of a Different Sort / Jenny Steele -- pt. III The Process of Reform -- 9.Occupiers' Liability: the Enactment of Common Law' Principles / SH Bailey -- 10.The Animals Act 1971 / Roderick Bagshaw -- pt. IV Compensation and Statutory Purpose -- 11.Tort and Personal Injuries, 1850 to the Present / Steve Hedley --
Contents note continued: 12.Tort Law and Workmen's Compensation Legislation: Complementary or Competing Models? / Simon Deakin -- 13.Legislating for Economic Loss / Keith Stanton -- 14.Recovery of State Benefits from Tort Damages: Legislating For or Against the Welfare State? / Richard Lewis -- 15.Tort Law and Compulsory Insurance / Sheila Dziobon -- pt. V Tort Law and Public Law -- 16.Tort Law, Regulation and River Pollution: the Rivers Pollution Prevention Act and its Implementation, 1876-1951 / Michael Lobban -- 17.Tort Law, Actors in the Enterprise Economy', and Articulations of Nineteenth-century Capitalism with Law: the Fraudulent Trustees Act 1857 in Context / Sarah Wilson -- 18.Occupying the Field: Tort and the Pre-emptive Statute / Maria Lee -- 19.Restraining the State Through Tort? The Crown Proceedings Act in Retrospect / TT Arvind -- 20.The Human Rights Act and its Impact on the Law of Tort / Hugh Tomlinson -- pt. VI Conclusion --
Contents note continued: 21.Bringing Statute (Back) onto the Radar: Implications / Jenny Steele.
Subject Torts.
Law -- Interpretation and construction.
Added Author Arvind, T. T. (Thiruvallore Thattai)
Steele, Jenny, LLM.
ISBN 1849461406
9781849461405
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