Australian Principles of Tort Law
- The Federation Press
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- 2009, 2
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Legislative reform has recently transformed the law of torts in Australia. It is no longer a body of unified common law but is an area governed by a diverse array of non-uniform statutes in each Australian jurisdiction. This textbook is one of the first to provide both commentary and critical analysis of this tort law reform legislation. It provides a fresh interpretation of historical events and analyses the new challenges and developments facing the law of torts in the twenty first century. Offering ideas and perspectives on the law of torts, it assists all those wishing to traverse this fascinating area of law. Nevertheless the work is written with the aim of making tort law accessible to students new to the field and provides a foundation for ongoing engagement in the area. Essential reading for all those seeking guidance on the tort law reform legislation, this text makes a valuable contribution to scholarship in the field, while its clear and comprehensive style make it a reliable and interesting textbook for law students.
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