Duty of care

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  • Created on: 07-05-12 16:02

A duty of care is a duty or responsibility to avoid acts or omissions that will affect your neighbour.

The Neighbout test - was the claiment direcetly affected by your actions if yes then you owed a duty of care.

An example of this would be Donohugh V Sevenson where the defendant was under contract to take care of his customers and in this situation the claimant was directly affected by Ds actions so didn't carry out his duty of care;

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