Law Of Tort In Nigeria Summarized

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Contents


LAW OF TORT. 3


AIMS OF TORT LAW. 3


A BRIEF HISTORY OF TORT.. 3


TORT DISTINGUISHED FROM OTHER AREAS OF LAW. 4


THE ELEMENT IN TORTS. 5


ASSAULT.. 6


BATTERY.. 8


FALSE IMPRISONMENT. 9


OTHER ACTS INTENDED TO CAUSE PHYSICAL OR PSYCHIATRIC HARM. 11


DEFENSES TO TRESPASS TO PERSON.. 12


INTERFERENCE WITH GOODS/CHATTEL. 12


CONVERSION.. 13


DETINUE. 14


TRESPASS TO CHATTEL PER SE.. 15


DIFFERENCES BETWEEN TRESPASS PER SE, DETINUE AND CONVERSION.. 15


DEFENSES TO INTERFERENCE TO GOODS. 15


REMEDIES. 16


TRESPASS TO LAND.. 16


DEFENCES TO TRESPASS TO LAND.. 17


Remedies. 17


THE TORT OF NEGLIGENCE.. 17


DUTY OF CARE. 18


BREACH OF DUTY. 20


DAMAGES CAUSED BY THE BREACH. 20


REMOTENESS OF DAMAGE: 22


LAW OF TORT PART II 25


Topic One: LIABILITY FOR ANIMALS. 25


TOPIC TWO: STRICT LIABILITY: THE RULE IN RYLANDS V FLETCHER. 28


TOPIC THREE: OCCUPIER’S LIABILITY. 31


TOPIC FOUR: NUISANCE (Latin nocentia or nocumentum). 34


TOPIC SIX: VICARIOUS LIABILITY. 39


TOPIC SEVEN: DEFAMATION. 46


TOPIC EIGHT: ECONOMIC TORT. 51


 


 


 


LAW OF TORT PART I AND II


TABLE OF CONTENT.


AIMS OF TORT LAW.


A BRIEF HISTORY OF TORT


TORT DISTINGUISHED FROM OTHER AREAS OF LAW.


THE ELEMENT IN TORTS


THE TORT OF ASSAULT


THE TORT OF BATTERY


FALSE IMPRISONMENT.


OTHER ACTS INTENDED TO CAUSE PHYSICAL OR PSYCHIATRIC HARM.


DEFENCES TO TORTS OF TRESPASS TO PERSON (I.E. ASSAULT, BATTERY, FALSE IMPRISONMENT, ETC).


THE TORT OF CONVERSION.


TORT OF DETINUE.


TRESPASS TO CHATTEL PER SE


DIFFERENCES BETWEEN TRESPASS PER SE, DETINUE AND CONVERSION.


DEFENSES AND REMEDIES TO THE TORT OF INTERFERENCE TO GOODS (WHICH INCLUDE; CONVERSION, DETINUE, TRESPASS PER SE).


TRESPASS TO LAND


DEFENCES AND REMEDIES TO TRESPASS TO LAND


THE TORT OF NEGLIGENCE (DUTY OF CARE, BREACH OF DUTY, DAMAGES CAUSED BY THE BREACH. REMOTENESS OF DAMAGE).


 


LAW OF TORT PART II.


TOPIC ONE: LIABILITY FOR ANIMALS.


 TOPIC TWO: STRICT LIABILITY: THE RULE IN RYLANDS V FLETCHER.


TOPIC THREE: OCCUPIER’S LIABILITY UNDER THE COMMON LAW AND STATUTORY PROVISIONS.


TOPIC FOUR: NUISANCE.


TOPIC FIVE: MALICIOUS PROSECUTION


TOPIC SIX: VICARIOUS LIABILITY.     


TOPIC SEVEN: TORT OF DEFAMATION.


TOPIC EIGHT: ECONOMIC TORT. (I.E. INJURIOUS FALSEHOOD, CONSPIRACY, INTIMIDATION, PASSING OFF, DECEIT, ETC.).


 


 



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