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YATES_9TH_CHAPTER_4a_spring_2010_ - CHAPTER 4 INTENTIONAL...

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1 CHAPTER 4 – INTENTIONAL CHAPTER 4 – INTENTIONAL TORTS TORTS A. INTRODUCTION – Purpose - compensate victim while at the same time not inhibiting beneficial activities B. BASIS - Fault or Strict Liability
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2 INTENTIONAL TORTS INTENTIONAL TORTS a. ASSAULT AND BATTERY an action which makes a person think that he or she is about to be struck is an assault a battery takes place when someone is in actual physical contact with another person
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3 Defences to Assault and Battery Defences to Assault and Battery Consent – Self-defence Provocation (?) Reasonable force permitted to eject trespasser. The tavern may be liable if bouncers use excessive force when ejecting a patron
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4 b. b. FALSE IMPRISONMENT FALSE IMPRISONMENT When a person is unlawfully and intentionally restrained against their will Consent is a complete defence Authority- A police officer may arrest anyone who is reasonably suspected of (i) being in the act of committing a crime or (ii) having committed a serious crime. Private citizens (including security officers) may arrest only while they are actually committing the
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This note was uploaded on 07/13/2011 for the course BUSI 1110 taught by Professor Vasilez-something during the Spring '09 term at Kwantlen Polytechnic University.

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