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Law Key Terms Chapter 12
All About Law Fifth Edition: Exploring the Canadian Legal System Gr. 11 Law
Terms in this set (17)
A person's failure to exercise reasonable care results in harm to others.
Intentional physical contact harmful or offensive to another person.
Using land in a way that interferes with another's enjoyment and use of neighbouring land.
Holding a blameless person responsible for another's actions.
To enter another's property without consent.
A person who has control over property and owes visitors a duty of care.
True purpose; the person's state of mind that causes him or her to perform an action.
Defamation in printed or other more permanent form.
Defamation in oral form.
Duty of Care
The obligation to ensure that others are not harmed by one's actions.
An objecgt that attracts, such as a swimming pool.
The fact of being the cause of something that happened.
A defence against defamation in which the defendant shows comments were made without malicious intent.
Voluntary Risk Assumption
The principle that a plaintiff may not recover damages for harm from risks to which he or she consents.
The ability of a reasonable person to anticipate what might occur from his or her actions.
Someone who has neither physical nor mental disabilities and who people agree is careful, thoughtful, and considerate.
The best defence against defamation of character.
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