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" We think that the true rule of law is that the person who, for his own purposes, brings on his land and collects and keeps there anything likely to do mischief if it escapes, must keep it in at his peril; and if he does not do so, is prima facie answerable... "
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by John Mews - 1898
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Common Law Tort & Contract

Thomas Lundmark - Law - 1998 - 200 pages
...We think that the true rule of law is, that the person who for his own purposes brings on his lands and collects and keeps there anything likely to do...it in at his peril, and, if he does not do so, is prima facie answerable for all the damage which is the natural consequence of its escape. In subsequent...
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Living in Integrity: A Global Ethic to Restore a Fragmented Earth

Laura Westra - Philosophy - 1998 - 271 pages
...Blackburn J.": We think that the true rule of the law is, that the person who, for his own purposes brings on his land and collects and keeps there anything...do mischief if it escapes, must keep it in at his own peril; and if he does not do so, is prima fade answerable for all the damage which is the natural...
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Contaminated Land: Problems and Solutions, Second Edition

Griselda Pollock - Architecture - 1998 - 392 pages
...therefore warrants special attention. The rule was stated thus: The person who for his own purposes brings on his land and collects and keeps there anything likely to do mischief if it escapes must keep it at his peril and if he does not do so is prima facie answerable for all the damage which is the natural...
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The Law of Environmental Damage: Liability and Reparation

Marie-Louise Larsson - Law - 1999 - 681 pages
...4.1.3.1.C. "We think that the true rule of law is that the person who, for his own purposes, brings on his land, and collects and keeps there anything...keep it in at his peril, and, if he does not do so, he is prima facie answerable for all the damage which is the natural consequence of its escape. He...
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Les droits de l'enfant dans les conventions internationales et les solutions ...

Academie de Droit International de la Haye - Law - 1999 - 416 pages
...harm-inflicting agent is relevant. The rule says : "that the person who for his own purposes brings onto his land and collects and keeps there anything likely...keep it in at his peril, and, if he does not do so, he is prima facie answerable for all the damage which is the natural consequence of its escape"38....
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Expert Witnessing: Explaining and Understanding Science

Carl Meyer - Law - 1998 - 256 pages
...alkali works to produce the conclusion that ...the person who for his own purposes brings on his lands and collects and keeps there anything likely to do...it in at his peril, and, if he does not do so, is prima facie answerable for all the damage which is the natural consequence of its escape. ...And upon...
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The Theory and Principles of Tort Law

Thomas A. Street - Law - 1999 - 500 pages
...creatures was followed, and the doctrine was broadly laid down that one who for his own purposes brings on his land and collects and keeps there anything likely to do mischief must keep it at his peril and is answerable for all damage which is the natural consequence of its...
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Sourcebook on Tort Law 2/e

Graham Stephenson - Law - 2000 - 686 pages
...shafts went to. We think that the true rule of law is, that the person who for his own purposes brings on his land and collects and keeps there anything...it in at his peril, and, if he does not do so, is prima facie answerable for all the damage which is the natural consequence of its escape. He can excuse...
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Construction Law Handbook

Construction contracts - 2000 - 852 pages
...water on their land at their own peril. Blackburn J said: 'the person who for his own purposes brings on his land and collects and keeps there anything...it in at his peril, and, if he does not do so, is prima facie answerable for all the damage which is the natural consequence of its escape'. In the House...
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A History of Private Law in Scotland: Volume 2: Obligations

Kenneth Reid, Reinhard Zimmermann (jurist) - Law - 2000 - 826 pages
...course, there is the famous rule in Rvlands v. Fletcher, a person 'who, for his own purposes, brings on his land, and collects and keeps there anything...keep it in at his peril, and, if he does not do so, he is prima facie answerable for all the damage which is the natural consequence of its escape'.38...
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