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Liability of highway authorities for non-repair

New South Wales. Law Reform Commission.

Liability of highway authorities for non-repair

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Published by The Commission in Sydney .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Tort liability of highway departments -- Australia -- New South Wales.,
  • Highway law -- Australia -- New South Wales.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementNew South Wales Law Reform Commission.
    SeriesReport / Community Law Reform program -- 13, LRC -- 55, Report (New South Wales. Law Reform Commission) -- 13, L.R.C. (Series) (New South Wales. Law Reform Commission) -- 55.
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxiii, 102 p. ;
    Number of Pages102
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17533224M
    ISBN 100730546373

    Reasoning: No. As to the Bathurst case, their Lordships said that the governing fact in that case is that the conduct complained of was not in the view of page 12 the Committee non-feasance, but mis-feasance, and they put the ground of the decision thus:—" The ground of the decision was that the municipality having under the Liability of highway authorities for non-repair book conferred upon them, constructed a drain, which unless kept in proper condition would cause a nuisance to the highway, were bound to keep this artificial work in such a condition that no nuisance would be caused, and that if owing to their failure to do this the highway subsided and the nuisance was created, they were as much liable for mis-feasance as if they had by their direct act made the hole in the road which constituted the nuisance to the highway. The only evidence called with respect to policy issues was the evidence of the head of maintenance operations for the Ministry of Transportation. One of the ways to seek to prove negligence is to allege that the doctor who caused harm deviated from a usual and normal practice. Justice Southy in referring to earlier decisions including Ontario v.

    These funds also proved inadequate for the heavily traveled arteries, however. L Statute Westminister the Second "Super vero statutis in defectum legis et ad remedia editis, ne dimitius querentes cum ad curiam regis venerint recedant de remedio desperati, habeant brevia in suo casu provisa," etc. He found that Mr. At first the incorporation was not complete. It was therefore held that as there was no right of action for non-repair of roads against the vestry or hundred or justices and the Legislature had not created any right of action by the legislation which introduced the changes, it must be assumed that even after the roads were vested in the surveyor or the corporate bodies, there was no right of action against either the surveyor or the local body. Berezowski v.

    Issues: Did the application judge make a palpable and overriding error warranting setting aside the injunction? She claimed that they had failed to meet their obligations under s. Three other accidents had occurred the same day on the same stretch of highway. Hindley Local Board their lordships said, "In this case the barrel drain, even if the property of it did not belong to the appellants, was not only made by the appellants, but the sole control and management of it, were by statute vested in them, and in their lordships' view these circumstances threw upon them a duty of a similar kind to that which was held to exist in the case just cited.


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Liability of highway authorities for non-repair book law acknowledges a concurrence of actions where the same set of facts can give rise to a claim for damages in delict and in contract, and permits the plaintiff in such a case to choose which he wishes to pursue.

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Below are some illustrative cases of how these four factors have been applied. He said that the non-liability of local bodies for non-feasance in managing roads had been maintained for certainly more than a century.

The floorboard had probably been weakened by employees of the hotel moving furniture over the floorboards. The following have been found to constitute conditions of non-repair where liability has been found: Sewer grade, manhole cover, and railway track projecting above the road surface; Gravel debris spilling onto a roadway from a construction area; Mound of earth or sand and gravel left on the roadway; Stake driven into highway to mark road repairs; Slippery S curve; A hole in the road; Undulating road service with pot holes; A drop of three inches from pavement to shoulder; Obliterated double white lines; Ridges of gravel in the road; Icy, slippery condition of a road with a slope; In the following cases liability was not imposed: Plainly loose gravel; Small stones on a gravel road; A ridge of gravel and dirt left by a grader; Sand spilled from sand bags used to stabilize traffic stachions; A hole in the road unknown to the municipality; Ruts and depressions in the highway; Icy ruts in the road; A rough patch of ice in the highway; A parked vehicle blocking the view of traffic.

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Commenting ebook the report the Chairman of the Commission, Mr Keith Mason QC, said that its recommendations would help to alleviate personal hardship suffered by accident victims and their fam­ ilies and remove a legal anomaly that has caused much confusion.

The anomaly is the common law rule.