Strict liability and the rule in Caledonian Railway Co v Greenock Corporation

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    Abstract

    Reasoning behind anomaly in Scottish law that liability for harm following alteration of course of natural stream is strict rather than fault based and whether reconsideration of Caledonian case shows element of fault is required.© 2011 Sweet & Maxwell
    Original languageEnglish
    Pages (from-to)356-375
    Number of pages20
    JournalScottish Law & Practice Quarterly
    Volume5
    Issue number4
    Publication statusPublished - 2000

    Keywords

    • Nuisance (Law)
    • Rivers
    • Scotland
    • Strict liability

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