Nature of Contractual Liability- Report

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TABLE OF CONTENTSINTRODUCTION...........................................................................................................................3TASK 3 ...........................................................................................................................................33.1 Contrast liability between contract and tort liability..............................................................33.2 The concept of 'Duty of care' and 'The neighbour principle' in the law of negligence..........43.3 Explanation of vicarious liability...........................................................................................5TASK 4............................................................................................................................................64.1 Case scenario, .......................................................................................................................64.2 Case Scenario, .......................................................................................................................6CONCLUSION................................................................................................................................7REFERENCES................................................................................................................................82
INTRODUCTIONThere are various laws and regulation that are framed by the governing authorities inorder to ensure proper and valid formation of contractual relationship among the parties(Gardiner, 2006). Legal doctrine also focuses on imposing different contractual obligations aswell as terms that need to be abide by the parties while formulating or entering into the contract.Present report focuses on understanding the nature of contractual liability with the tort liability asboth are considered as different aspect. Furthermore, the report will also understand keyprovision and principles of negligence that will affect the overall contractual agreement amongthe parties. TASK 33.1 Contrast liability between contract and tort liabilityUnder legal doctrine contractual liability arises when the debtor or party fails toaccomplish or delayed in accomplishing their responsibilities and duties that are imposed withinthe contractual agreement by the parties (Contract and Tort Law, 2014). Furthermore, thecontractual liability enables the suspected party to pay for the damages to the innocent party. Onthe other hand, tort liability is opposite to the contractual liability that is tort liability arises whenthe party fails to perform their duty in the reasonable manner and results in harming the otherparty. Tort liability are the outcome of negligence activities. There are some other differenceamong the contractual and tort liability are as follows-Ground of differencesContractual liability Tort liability Key reason for arisingcontractual liability As per the legal doctrine thenature of contractual liabilityarises when one party fails toperform their activities as perthe written deed andagreement and results indamaging the innocent party.Avery v Bowden [1855]On the other hand, tort liabilityoften arises in the situationwhen the individual whetherhe is in contract or not neglectto perform their duty with careand results in harming theother party. Thus, tort liabilityarises in such situation. Barnettv Chelsea & Kensington3

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