LexisNexis Quick Reference Guide–QandA Series – Law of Torts and Consumer Protection Act
Publishers : Lexis-Nexis, Author : Rosedar SRA, ISBN : 9789351438632, 2016 edition.
Law of Torts and Consumer Protection Act adheres to the syllabus of the undergraduate law courses of all major universities and law institutes. This book is part of the Quick Reference Guide: Q&A Series designed as a study aid for law students with a clear objective of assisting students in their examination preparation. Further, it deals with the most important topics in a comprehensive manner.
The book covers important topics of law of torts such as tortious liability, theories of torts by Salmond and Winfield, differences between tort and breach of contract, malice in law and malice of fact, volenti non fit injuria, general defences under torts, capacity of parties, vicarious liability and defamation. It also discusses concepts like remoteness of damage, nuisance, malicious prosecution, negligence, trespass to land and person, false imprisonment, interference with freedom of contract, death in relation to tort and remedies. It further discusses strict and absolute liability, liability for animals and dangerous premises, liability of mis-statements, liability of professionals, liability for hazardous and dangerous activities or product, liability of manufacturer towards consumers and liability for negligence under consumer protection laws. Lastly, the book contains the Consumer Protection Act, 1986, covering consumerism, problems of consumers, rights of consumers in India, mismanagement in public utility services in state sectors, unfair trade practices, and the establishment of redressal agencies under the Act.
Contains around 40 questions and answers focusing on quick conceptual clarity, covering over 50 relevant topics and around 160 important cases
Answers are supplemented with numerous judgments, case law, and citation
Helps students to prepare for exams and enhances their answer-writing skills by providing to-the-point answers
Presents topics in question and answer format, as a tool for aiding in last minute rapid revision
Provides frequently-asked questions based on previous years’ question papers from major universities in the form of essay questions, short questions, and important cases