DOCTRINE OF SOVEREIGN IMMUNITYIntroductionGenerally, a person is liable for his/her own wrongful acts, however, in some cases, vicarious liability may arise. This is when one person is held liable for another person’s act. Winfield explains vic ..
DEFINITIONS OF CONSUMER, GOODS AND SERVICESIntroductionThe Indian Constitution mandates that every individual should be treated equally without any discrimination, except as provided therein. In a market, both buyers and sellers enjoy equal rights an ..
FALSE IMPRISONMENT AND MALICIOUS PROSECUTIONI. FALSE IMPRISONMENTFalse imprisonment, in simple terms, is the detention and restraint of a person that is not authorised by law. It is not necessary that imprisonment must be in jail. In Collins v. Wilco ..
NUISANCENuisance is the wrong committed by a person by unlawfully interfering with another person’s enjoyment of property or exercise of a lawful right. Any act that disturbs the comfort, health, or safety of a person is nuisance. In Ratanlal & ..
Development of Law of TortsTort laws were designed to compensate the injured party by obliging the wrongdoer to compensate for his act or omission. Generally, all torts are wrongs, but all wrongs do not come within the ambit of Torts. Salmond says th ..
NEGLIGENCENegligence is defined as the absence of such care as was the duty of the defendant to use or exercise. It is conduct that fails to meet the standard required by law to safeguard others. It can be committed against a person or their property ..
KEY TAKEAWAYS Civil proceedings are initiated against civil wrongs that are private in nature, whereas criminal cases are registered against crimes that affect the society. The procedure of filing a civil case is different from that of a criminal cas ..
IntroductionThe word ‘tort’ implies conduct that is twisted or tortuous. It is a civil wrong(eg- defamation is a tort). A person committing tort is called a tort-feasor. The first reported use of the word is in the case of Boulton v. Hard ..
KEY TAKEAWAYS The article makes an elaborated analysis on the recent political crisis in Afghanistan. It looks into the history of the country at a glance and the emergence of the Taliban groups. The country had an unstable political history wherein ..
A) Constituents of TortTo constitute a tort, the following conditions have to be satisfied: There should be a wrongful act or omission. The act or omission should result in a legal damage to the plaintiff. A legal remedy should be available.Wrongful ..