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.
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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|Item Type:||Journal Article|
|Keywords:||negligence, duty of care|
|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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