Occupiers' Liablity Act 1984

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Act concerns trespassers - those trespassing on the land. Visitors can become trespassers when they have gone beyond their rights as a visitor.

Duty of care

  • Definition - Occupier must take reasonable steps to offer the trespasser some protection from the dangers aware to them. There must be reasonable grounds that non-visitors would be near the danger.
  • Premises must be dangerous and event was…


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