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The Law of Torts in Malaysia

The book places great emphasis on the law of torts as developed in Malaysia and also includes cases decided in Commonwealth countries. It goes through the nature and function of tort law, the rules and principles that govern it and the remedies available. The author honours the contribution of the nation's judges by putting their names in prominence and acknowledging their elevation to the higher bench.
Publisher: LexisNexis
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ISBN/ISSN: 9789674006839
Publisher: LexisNexis
Country: Malaysia

Product description

A comprehensive and clearly written book on the law of torts in Malaysia. It includes topics which covers the syllabus for both undergraduate and postgraduate studies. The book places great emphasis on the law of torts as developed in Malaysia and also includes cases decided in Commonwealth countries. It goes through the nature and function of tort law, the rules and principles that govern it and the remedies available. The author honours the contribution of the nation's judges by putting their names in prominence and acknowledging their elevation to the higher bench. It is hoped that this book will be welcomed by the legal fraternity, especially judges, lawyers, law students and paralegals and be an assistance in their daily pursuit of justice.

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Table of contents

The Law of Torts

General Defences

Duty to take care

The Standard of Care

Contributory Negligence

The Thing Speaks for Itself

Causation in Fact

Causation in Law

Nervous Shock

Economic Loss

Strict Liability- The Rule in Rylands v Fletcher

Joint and Several Tortfeasors

Damages

Trespass to Person

Trespass to Land

Interference with Goods

Liability for Land and Structures

Passing off

Defamation

Malicious Falsehood

Nuisance

Malicious Prosecution

Vicarious Liability