LAW OF TORTS
2018/2019, Semester 2
Modular Credits: 8
This is a foundation course introducing basic concepts in the law of torts, which deals with the rights and obligations of private parties arising out of civil wrongs. The course will include an in-depth study of the modern tort of negligence, as well as considering the related tort of nuisance. It will also cover the intentional torts and the tort of breach of statutory duty, and will conclude with a brief examination of remedies and vicarious liability.
For details on the course objectives, teaching methodology and assessment modes, please refer to the Study Guide document in the Files folder.
Please refer to the Schedule of Classes document in the Files folder.
For the detailed course syllabus, please refer to the Syllabus sub-folder in Files (Workbin).
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