What happens on the field stays on the field? – Battery in sport

O'Brien, John (2015) What happens on the field stays on the field? – Battery in sport. Precedent, Sept/Oct(130), pp. 23-27.

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Abstract

This article provides an overview of battery, with a particular focus on the role that consent plays in contact sports. The limits of implied consent in sport will also be discussed, followed by a brief overview of other relevant defences. Finally, issues of damages and vicarious liability will be addressed.

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ID Code: 87209
Item Type: Journal Article
Refereed: Yes
ISSN: 1449-7719
Subjects: Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > LAW AND LEGAL STUDIES (180000) > LAW (180100) > Tort Law (180126)
Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > LAW AND LEGAL STUDIES (180000) > LAW (180100) > Law not elsewhere classified (180199)
Divisions: Current > QUT Faculties and Divisions > Faculty of Law
Current > Schools > School of Law
Copyright Owner: Copyright 2015 John O'Brien.
The author gratefully acknowledges Australian Lawyers Alliance as the first publisher of this work.
Deposited On: 03 Sep 2015 01:19
Last Modified: 21 Mar 2016 05:12

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