Howzat! The High Court, negligence and indoor cricket

White, Benjamin P. (2002) Howzat! The High Court, negligence and indoor cricket. Queensland Lawyer, 23, pp. 47-50.

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Abstract

This article examines the High Court case of Woods v Multi-Sport that considers the liability of an indoor cricket centre for an injury sustained by a player. It is a good example of how the issue of breach is dealt with in a sports law context and also shows how difficult it can be to determine when a sporting body will in breach of a duty of care owed to its participants.

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ID Code: 57060
Item Type: Journal Article
Refereed: Yes
Keywords: Negligence, Indoor cricket, 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 > Research Centres > Australian Centre for Health Law Research
Current > Schools > School of Law
Copyright Owner: Copyright 2002 Thomson Reuters
Deposited On: 08 Feb 2013 00:55
Last Modified: 08 Feb 2013 01:11

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