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ILLEGALITY: Does Patel v Mirza apply in Tort?

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The Supreme Court recently handed down judgment in the appeal in Patel v Mirza [2016]. In this landmark decision, the Supreme Court put to rest a long-running debate that had raged between justices of the Supreme Court regarding the proper approach to the law of illegality. Several justices, spearheaded by Lord Sumption, had preferred a rule-based analysis, with the reliance test constituting the relevant rule. According to the reliance test, the claimant will fail in his or her action if he ...

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Oxford college:
Keble College
Role:
Author
Publisher:
Legalease Ltd. Publisher's website
Journal:
Personal Injury Law Journal Journal website
Publication date:
2017-08-01
Acceptance date:
2017-06-21
ISSN:
1474-9025
Source identifiers:
701504
Pubs id:
pubs:701504
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uuid:37252e9d-9f14-48ea-8acc-f8ab5e92a8bd
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pubs:701504
Deposit date:
2017-06-21

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