General Defences against Tortorous Liability: Analytical Approach

Open Access

Year : 2022 | Volume : | Issue : 2 | Page : 22-31
By

    Moin Athar

  1. Prince Verma

  1. Director, Shri Ramswaroop Memorial University, Uttar Pradesh, India
  2. Student, Shri Ramswaroop Memorial University, Uttar Pradesh, India

Abstract

Under Tort it is very important to learn about the general defences. This article tells you about the eight fundamental defences used in Tort. It is general presumption of law that if your acts gives injury to anyone then you are liable to compensate them but this tortious liability or general defences gives immunity to defendant to escape her liability to compensate petitioner in certain situations and occasions. Therefore, this article explained various types of general defences available for defendant under Tort.

Keywords: General defence, liability, defendant, compensate, consent, Injury, defence, law of tort, Intention, voluntarily

[This article belongs to Journal of Law of Torts and Consumer Protection Law(jltcpl)]

How to cite this article: Moin Athar, Prince Verma General Defences against Tortorous Liability: Analytical Approach jltcpl 2022; 4:22-31
How to cite this URL: Moin Athar, Prince Verma General Defences against Tortorous Liability: Analytical Approach jltcpl 2022 {cited 2022 Jan 15};4:22-31. Available from: https://journals.stmjournals.com/jltcpl/article=2022/view=91120

Full Text PDF Download

Browse Figures

References

1. (1932) 1 KB 205.
2. (1975) 1 KAM LJ 93
3. (1963) 2 QB 43
4. (1887) 18 QBD 685
5. 1998 CPJ 586.
6. (1888) 22 QBD 23.
7. (1923) 1 KB 340
8. (1891) AC 325
9. (1956) 2 ALL ER 625
10. (1936) 1 KB 146
11. (1921) 232 N.Y 176
12. (1828) 4
13. (1990) 3 All ER 344
14. 7 L.T.R 25
15. AIR 2001 Guwahati 18.
16. AIR 1971 Kerala 197
17. (1876) 2 EX. D 1
18. AIR 1958 MP 48
19. AIR 1984 MAD 103
20. 1973 QB 100
21. (1894) 1 QB 495
22. (1909) 26 T.L.R. 139
23. (1891) 1 K.B 496
24. (1860) 5 H. N ( 679)
25. (1870) LR 6 CP 14
26. (1881) 6 A.C 193.


Regular Issue Open Access Article
Volume 4
Issue 2
Received July 24, 2021
Accepted September 27, 2021
Published January 15, 2022