Civil Liability for Animals by Peter North

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A comprehensive analysis of liability for animals this book covers harm done by dangerous and straying animals including both dangerous and non-dangerous species. Including a separate chapter on special provisions relating to dogs it provides unique guidance from an internationally renowned legal scholar. The book takes account of the decisions of the courts which have applied, interpreted and explained the Animals Act 1971 over the past four decades including the
House of Lords decision in Mirvahedy v Henley (2003).

Liability for animals which are not members of a dangerous species but which, in the event, may have been proved to be dangerous is a matter of particular interest and concern. The book addresses matters such as harm done by animals in the course of hunting as well as decisions on a number of non-statutory aspects of the law of animals.

The book includes the primary material of the Animals Act, 1971 making it a comprehensive point of reference on this subject.

An earlier version of this book was published in 1972 just after the Animals Act 1971 came into force. Although the legislation has remained substantially unamended, there has been a steady flow of case law on the meaning and operation of the provisions of the Act.

About Peter North

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Peter North teaches Geography at Liverpool University. He first heard about local currencies while doing a Masters in Peace Studies in 1992, and has been exploring local currencies worldwide since then. He is one of the founder members of Transition South Liverpool. Tripp is a graduate of the University of Melbourne, and spent most of his corporate life in international business.
Published January 12, 2012 by OUP Oxford. 240 pages
Genres: Professional & Technical, Law & Philosophy. Non-fiction

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