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Article
Publication date: 1 March 1972

L.J. Davies, Edmund Davies and L.J. Buckley

July 6,1971 Building — Construction Regulations — “Working place” — Guard‐rails to be erected where workmen liable to fall more than six feet six inches — Partly…

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July 6,1971 Building — Construction Regulations — “Working place” — Guard‐rails to be erected where workmen liable to fall more than six feet six inches — Partly demolished building — Floorboards removed to make four—feet—wide passageways with gap in between — Whether passageways a “working place” — Whether “impracticable” to erect guard‐rails — Construction (Working Places) Regulations, 1966 (S.I. 1966, No. 94), regs. 28(1), 38(1).

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Managerial Law, vol. 11 no. 6
Type: Research Article
ISSN: 0309-0558

Article
Publication date: 1 July 1971

L.J. Davies, Edmund Davies and L.J. Karminski

February 10, 1971 Factory — Statutory duty — Breach — Lighting — Maintenance — Lighting on kiln roof and on chimney stack — Control of roof lights at ground level …

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February 10, 1971 Factory — Statutory duty — Breach — Lighting — Maintenance — Lighting on kiln roof and on chimney stack — Control of roof lights at ground level — Workman injured — Action against employers — Allegations of negligence and breach of statutory duty in statement of claim not established — Amendment to statement of claim allowed at late stage of trial — Findings of negligence and breach of statutory duty against employers based solely on amendment — Amendment wrongly allowed — Factories Act, 1961 (9 & 10 Eliz. II, c. 34), ss. 5(1), 28(4), 29(1).

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Managerial Law, vol. 10 no. 4
Type: Research Article
ISSN: 0309-0558

Article
Publication date: 1 April 1972

L.J. Davies, Edmund Davies and L.J. Stamp

June 10, 1971 Negligence — Burden of proof — Res ipsa loquitur — Whether necessary to plead‐Accident during course of employment — Workman injured by fall of heavy panels…

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June 10, 1971 Negligence — Burden of proof — Res ipsa loquitur — Whether necessary to plead‐Accident during course of employment — Workman injured by fall of heavy panels — Action against employer — Allegation that workmen moving panels caused or permitted them to fall — No alternative explanation — Applicability of doctrine of res ipsa loquitur — Damages — Agreed continuing annual loss — Dispute as to total sum awarded — Basis of calculation to be disclosed to court.

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Managerial Law, vol. 12 no. 1
Type: Research Article
ISSN: 0309-0558

Article
Publication date: 1 April 1968

L.J. Willmer, L.J. Davies and Edmund Davies

November 28, 1967 Factory — Lifting tackle — Hook — Steelworks — Removal of scab — Hook placed under it — Hook suspended from chain of crane — Strain taken up by crane to…

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November 28, 1967 Factory — Lifting tackle — Hook — Steelworks — Removal of scab — Hook placed under it — Hook suspended from chain of crane — Strain taken up by crane to enable brick to be placed under scab — Whether “raising” operation — Factories Act, 1961 (9 & 10 Eliz. II. c.34), s. 26(1).

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Managerial Law, vol. 4 no. 1
Type: Research Article
ISSN: 0309-0558

Article
Publication date: 1 May 1970

L.J. Davies, Edmund Davies and L.J. Phillimore

February 5, 1970 Negligence — Standard of care — Turner injured while manually polishing work in lathe — Danger known to employers — Evidence of common practice — Whether…

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February 5, 1970 Negligence — Standard of care — Turner injured while manually polishing work in lathe — Danger known to employers — Evidence of common practice — Whether employers liable in negligence.

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Managerial Law, vol. 8 no. 2
Type: Research Article
ISSN: 0309-0558

Article
Publication date: 1 March 1967

L.J. Sellers, L.J. Davies and Edmund Davies

November 23, 1966 Negligence — Duty of care to whom? — Several contractors — Number of small sub‐contractors providing labour for work on site — No provision in contracts

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November 23, 1966 Negligence — Duty of care to whom? — Several contractors — Number of small sub‐contractors providing labour for work on site — No provision in contracts for necessary safety precautions — Main contractor retaining over‐riding control — Sub‐contractor's men working in close proximity to opening in roof — Fall of workman employed by other sub‐contractor through unfenced opening — Liability of all contractors — Apportionment.

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Managerial Law, vol. 1 no. 6
Type: Research Article
ISSN: 0309-0558

Case study
Publication date: 25 October 2017

Akhileshwar Pathak

Business contracts are formed through negotiations, where the parties agree on some terms, disagree on others and keep yet others undecided. Over a period of time, they…

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Business contracts are formed through negotiations, where the parties agree on some terms, disagree on others and keep yet others undecided. Over a period of time, they see themselves as having moved from being negotiating parties to contracting parties, settling on most of the terms. The law, however, states that a contract is formed when a person makes an offer and the other accepts it. The principle arose from the rudimentary trade practices in the past. The principles coming from the prior centuries and the modern business practices may not be in consonance. The Gibson v. Manchester City Council Case, a judgement of the House of Lords of the United Kingdom, reviewed attempts to modernize the law.

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Indian Institute of Management Ahmedabad, vol. no.
Type: Case Study
ISSN: 2633-3260
Published by: Indian Institute of Management Ahmedabad

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Article
Publication date: 1 September 1974

Edmund Davies, L.J. Stamp and L.J. Scarman

Damages — Loss of future earnings — Assessment of — Domestic worker injured in fall at work — Injury to shoulder and right arm resulting in partial permanent disability …

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Damages — Loss of future earnings — Assessment of — Domestic worker injured in fall at work — Injury to shoulder and right arm resulting in partial permanent disability — No immediate loss of earnings — Employers' undertaking to retain in employment — Risk of future unemployment — Factors to be taken into account in assessing damages.

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Managerial Law, vol. 17 no. 1
Type: Research Article
ISSN: 0309-0558

Article
Publication date: 1 May 1971

M.R. Denning, Edmund Davies and L.J. Megaw

January 28,1971 Trade union — Rules — Discretion conferred on domestic tribunal to approve or disapprove elected shop steward — Committee decision not to endorse elected…

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January 28,1971 Trade union — Rules — Discretion conferred on domestic tribunal to approve or disapprove elected shop steward — Committee decision not to endorse elected shop steward — One of three reasons given erroneous and defamatory of shop steward — Action for declarations and damages — Finding by trial judge that bad reason played no part in committee's decision — Appellate court bound by judge's finding — Whether decision not to approve election within committee discretion.

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Managerial Law, vol. 10 no. 2
Type: Research Article
ISSN: 0309-0558

Article
Publication date: 1 November 1973

Edmund Davies, L.J. Stamp and L.J. Stephenson

July 6, 1973 Factories — Eyes — Protective equipment — Whether “suitable” goggles “provided” — Whether compliance with statutory duty excludes employers' common law duty…

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July 6, 1973 Factories — Eyes — Protective equipment — Whether “suitable” goggles “provided” — Whether compliance with statutory duty excludes employers' common law duty of care — Duty of employers at common law — Non‐Ferrous Metals (Melting and Founding) Regulations, 1962 (S.I. 1962 No. 1667) reg. 13(1) (c),(4).

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Managerial Law, vol. 15 no. 2
Type: Research Article
ISSN: 0309-0558

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