Law of Delict in South Africa by Rob Midgley

Law of Delict in South Africa

EditorRob Midgley, Max Loubser, Andre Mukheibir

Paperback | December 28, 2012

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The book is a true student textbook that combines a strong theoretical foundation with a practical applied approach. A clear, concise yet rigorous introduction to the general principles of delictual law. It has been revised and updated, the second edition focuses more strongly on problemsolving application. The text supports learning and the development of independent academic skills through various learning features which bring an applied, critical and reflective approach to the content. The structure of the book reflects the logical and systematic process of enquiry that is followed when assessing or preparing for a delictual matter, and it reflects clearly the distinctions between the Aquilian action, Germanic action and Actio iniuriarum. It has been pedagogically developed as alearning resource for students with varying backgrounds and skills levels and is supported by ancillary teaching materials which assist in teaching and learning.

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The authors are senior, well-respected experts in the field. Professor Midgley is Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Research) at University of Fort Hare.

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Title:Law of Delict in South AfricaFormat:PaperbackDimensions:544 pages, 9.45 × 6.61 × 0.03 inPublished:December 28, 2012Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0199046476

ISBN - 13:9780199046478

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Table of Contents

1. Introduction2. Delict and the Constitution3. Harm4. Conduct5. Factual Causation6. Legal Causation7. Fault8. Wrongfulness9. Grounds of Justification10. Liability in Contract excluding Action in Delict11. Exclusion of Employers' Liability by the Compensation for Occupational Injuries and Diseases Act 130 of 199312. Exemption Clauses13. Prescription14. Omissions15. Negligent Misstatements16. Pure Economic Harm17. Interference with Contractual relations18. Unlawful Competition19. Product Liability20. Breach of a statutory duty21. Public authorities22. Professional liability23. Injury or death of another person24. Road Accident Fund Act 56 of 199625. Pain and suffering26. Emotional shock27. Infringements of bodily integrity28. Infringements of dignity, privacy and identity29. Infringements of reputation30. Grounds of justification associated with infringements of personality interests31. Strict liability32. Vicarious liability33. Damages, retraction and apology, and interdict34. Reduction and apportionment of damages