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Chapter 4

Chapter 4 - intentional torts

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Law and Business
LAW 122
Theresa Miedema

Chapter 4 Intentional Torts ASSAULT AND BATTERY Assault: occurs when the defendant intentionally causes the plaintiff to reasonably believe that offensive bodily contact is imminent o Not based on physical contact but the belief that such contact will occur o It is enough if the plaintiff reasonably believed that bodily contact would occur o The plaintiff must have believed that bodily contact was iminient o It is enough that the defendant threatened some form of offensive contact Battery: consists of the offensive bodily contact o It is enough if the weapon touches the plaintiff, or their clothes, or something theyre holding on to o Not every form is offensive battery is committed when there is an unwanted contact by the receiver. INVASION OF PRIVACY striking a difficult balance section 162 of the Criminal Code o crime of voyeurism: secretly observing or recording a person in circumstances that give rise to a reasonable expectation of privacy statutory torts o enacted in some provinces only o liability for willful violation of privacy various torts indirectly protect privacy FALSE IMPRISONMENT False imprisonment: occurs when a person is confined within a fixed area without justification o An actual prison is not necessary but the confinement must be complete www.notesolution.com
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