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Published: 13 August 2019

960 Pages

9.7 x 6.7 inches

ISBN: 9780199692552


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The Negligence Liability of Public Authorities

Second Edition

Cherie Booth QC, Duncan Fairgrieve, and Dan Squires

  • Offers the only comprehensive account of areas in which the law of negligence could impact upon public authorities
  • Provides clear and practical guidance in those areas where negligence liability has been decided, and considered academic analysis where aspects of the law are unclear or developing
  • Highly experienced authors from Matrix Chambers offer expert and reliable analysis of the law of negligence and the resulting issues
  • Includes full coverage of the Human Rights Act 1998
  • Detailed coverage of specific areas of service provision, including social services; education; police and emergency services; health and safety regulation; planning, environmental, and professional regulation; highways; housing; and the armed forces

New to this Edition:

  • Contains coverage of the large number of new cases that have been decided since the publication of the first edition in 2006
  • Key cases covered by the new edition include Yetkin v Newham Borough Council [2010] and X v Hounslow Borough Council [2007]
  • Coverage of new Law Commission proposals in the area of public authority negligence
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