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Liability of principal contractor for independent subcontractor considered by the High Court

Stickley, Amanda P. (2009) Liability of principal contractor for independent subcontractor considered by the High Court. Queensland Lawyer, 29(6), pp. 298-300.

Abstract

Case note of Leighton Contractors Pty Ltd v Fox (2009) 258 ALR 673 ----- In Leighton Contractors Pty Ltd v Fox (2009) 83 ALJR 1086 ; 258 ALR 673 the High Court considered the liability of a principal contractor for the negligence of independent subcontractors on a building site. In its decision, the court considered the nature and the scope of the duty owed by principals to independent contractors.

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ID Code: 32458
Item Type: Journal Article
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Keywords: negligence, duty of care
ISSN: 0312-1658
Subjects: Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > LAW AND LEGAL STUDIES (180000) > LAW (180100) > Tort Law (180126)
Divisions: Current > QUT Faculties and Divisions > Faculty of Law
Current > Schools > School of Law
Copyright Owner: Copyright 2009 Lawbook Co.
Deposited On: 01 Jun 2010 15:45
Last Modified: 10 Jun 2010 00:30

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