Delict: Comprehensive Guide to the Law (2ed)

Delict: Comprehensive Guide
Delict: Comprehensive Guide to the Law (2ed)
McManus, F
Dundee University Press

Recognising the multi-faceted nature of the subject, the authors of this book have produced, in a single volume, a truly comprehensive guide to the law. This is essential reading for all students of delict as well as practitioners who require an up-to-date reference.


  • Introduction
  • Negligence – Duty of Care

Negligent Misstatements
Pure Economic Loss
Nervous Shock
&Breach of Duty of Care – Standard of Care
Factual Causation
Remoteness of Damage (Legal Causation)
Professional Negligence

  • Breach of Statutory Duty
  • Nuisance
  • Liability for Animals
  • Assault
  • Defamation
  • Economic Delicts
  • Passing Off
  • Breach of Confidence
  • Product Liability
  • Occupiers’ Liability
  • Vicarious Liability
  • Defences in Delict
  • Remedies
  • Evidential and Practical Matters
  • Transfer and Extinction of Liability
  • The Role of Insurance and Other Compensation Systems as Methods for the Compensation of Victims of Delict
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