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Acadia University
Business Administration
BUSI 4623
Steven Enman

Occupiers Liability ActLanguage in this act is awkward qualifying causes are in the beginning of the sentence ten it is told in detailThere usually are definitions right at the beginning section 1 not exactly definitions but how the terms are used o Eg in section one an occupier of land on the Occupiers Act sheet from blackboardPremises generally anything on the land etc not just buildings on the land o Eg on local park there is ice that floods in summer is part of the premises o Train that is still falls under the occupiers act but once it moves it is under railway actIn a statute sometimes the larger ones are divided into many parts there may be definitionson this act or in this part you often will find definitions in a section but they dont come in the beginning they come in at the endOccupiers Liability Act sets out what the duty care is you have that people can come onto a premises that you occupy set a general standard in section 3 you owe to regular people that enter your propertythe act sayssection 3 1The basic duty is that in all circumstances of this particular case is not to keep them safe but reasonably safe not every precaution reasonable amountNot demanding that people should be kept absolutely safe no matter what just to take the care that is reasonable in those circumstancesduty of care to those who enter your propertyEg If you dont have a sign that says no solicitors a fundraiser who comes onto your porch are not trespassing but if you tell them you are not interested and ask them to leave if they are still there then they are trespassingEg Someone invited a person onto
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