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DR.

RAM MANOHAR LOHIYA
NATIONAL LAW UNIVERSITY
LUCKNOW

Rough Draft
Subject: - Law of Torts
Project on: - Inevitable Accident

SUBMITTED TO: -

SUBMITTED BY:

Mrs. Geetu Singh
Asst. Professor
Law of Torts
R.M.L.N.L.U.

Srijita Kundan
Roll No. 133
Semester 1st (Section-B)
B.A. LL.B (Hons.)

INTRODUCTION Inevitable accident as according to Webster Dictionary is. 1 http://www. ‘A natural and unavoidable catastrophe that interrupts the expected course of events.’2 The defence of inevitable accident requires the defendant to prove that conditions beyond personal control occurred. Fifteenth Edition (London: Stevens and Sons. and that an accident could not have been avoided. The law of Torts: A treatise on the Principles of Obligations arising from Civil Wrongs in the Common Law: to which is added the Draft of a Code of Civil Wrongs prepared for the Government of India.org/definition/inevitable%20accident 2 Sir Frederick Pollock. ‘Those incidents which a person of ordinary prudence cannot avoid in spite of all reasonable care on his part n the circumstances in which they occur.webster-dictionary.’1 Also. Sir Frederick Pollock describes inevitable accident as. 1951) . even with great skill and care.

Inevitable Accident V Act of God 5.SCOPE OF THE PROJECT In this project. applicability and origin and history along with cases like Weaver V Ward. Holmes V Mather along with other cases. Essential Elements to use the defence of inevitable accident 3. What is the difference between the defence of inevitable accident and act of God? CHAPERTIZATION 1. What are the essential elements to use the defence? 3. Introduction 2. OBJECTIVE OF THE PROJECT The objective of the project is to study the defence of inevitable accident. What is an inevitable accident? 2. Conclusion 6. the defence of inevitable would be discussed in regard with its meaning. Bibliography . Origin and Historical Background 4. Stanley V Powell. the usage of the defense and differentiate it from the defence of act of God. ISSUES 1.

R.webster-dictionary.K. Law of Torts by Dr.org/definition/inevitable%20accident .BIBLIOGRAPHY 1. Bangia 4. http://www. A treatise on the Principles of Obligations arising from Civil Wrongs in the Common Law: to which is added the Draft of a Code of Civil Wrongs prepared for the Government of India by Sir Fredrick Pollock 2. The law of Torts by Ratan lal and Dheeraj lal 3.