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A new edition has been published, the details can be seen here:
The Law of Torts in Australia 5th ed isbn 9780195572391

The Law of Torts in Australia 4th ed

ISBN13: 9780195516203
ISBN: 0195516206
New Edition ISBN: 9780195572391
Previous Edition ISBN: 0195506294
Published: December 2006
Publisher: Oxford University Press
Country of Publication: Australia
Format: Paperback
Price: Out of print

Written by respected experts, The Law of Torts in Australia, now in its fourth edition, remains the best guide to tort law in Australia.

Discussion of recent legislative changes and tort law issues:-

  • The uniform Defamation Act
  • Legislative reforms to negligence laws
  • Australia’s recent ‘insurance crisis’.
New features:-
  • New chapter on defamation
  • Integrated discussion of defences and damages in chapters on international interferences with the person, land and goods
  • Substantially revised and reorganised chapters on the tort of negligence.

Other Jurisdictions , Australia
List of abbreviations
Table of cases
Table of legislation
Introduction: Torts and Tort Law
Interference with the Person
Interference with Land
Interference with Goods
The Intentional Infliction of Pure Economic Loss
Negligence: Negligent Conduct
Negligence: The Scope of the Obligation to Take Care
Negligence: Three Applications
Product Liability
Liability for Animals
Breach of Statutory Duty
Defences to Torts Involving Negligence
Vicarious Liability
Proportionate Liability and Contribution Among Tortfeasors
Limitation of Actions