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Modernising civil liability law in Europe, China, Brazil and Russia, texts and commentaries, Gert Brüggemeier ; foreword by Walter Van Gerven - hardback

Summary
"Non-contractual liability, stemming from damage accountably caused to another, has been the subject of the PETL and DCFR VI European reform initiatives. Gert Brüggemeier, however, proposes alternative reforms which, instead of trying to overcome the differences between civil law (delict) and common law (torts), are restricted to civil liability. The focus is on the grounds of accountability, and stricter forms of liability are at the fore. Quasi-strict enterprise liability is introduced to fill the lacuna between personal fault and forms of strict liability. A commentary is included on recent legislation on civil liability in China, Brazil and Russia to demonstrate how these large countries try to come to grips with the challenges of 'risk society'" -- provided by publisher
Table Of Contents
Part 1. Draft bill on civil liability law -- Draft bill on civil liability law : text -- Commentary to the draft bill on civil liability law -- Part 2. Two European reform proposals on liability -- Principles of European tort law (PETL) 2005 -- Draft common frame of reference (DCFR) book VI : non-contractual liability arising out of damage caused to another (2009) -- Part 3. Recent legislation on liability law -- Civil Code of the People's Republic of China, book VIII : Law of Delict/Act on Liability Law (2009) -- Civil Code of the Federative Republic of Brazil (2002) -- Civil Code of the Russian Federation (part I : 1994/part II 1996)
Language
eng
Literary Form
non fiction
Physical Description
xxvi, 274 p. ;, 24 cm
Isbn
9781107007796

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