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Low of Tort (Delict) – Tamil Youtube Video Series of Dr. A. C. Nakshathra
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Law of Delict (Tort)
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List of cases discussed in Lecture 1 (24.7.2022)

  1. Fundamental Right Violation actions are against State, But our court made state officials (Private Parties) also liable in its decisions:
    1. SAMAN v. LEELADASA AND ANOTHER
    2. RASSOOOL AND OTHERS v. CARDER DIRECTOR FOR MOSQUES AND MUSLIM CHARITABLE TU
    3. VELMURUGU v. THE ATTORNEY GENERAL AND ANOTHER
    4. Mariadas Raj v AG
      On this basis, it is now considered that, when fundamental rights  are violated by private parties,  it is possible claim damages using delictual remedies.
        
  2. Delictual remedies can be sought for mental pain and suffering too:
    1. South African Case
      1. Bester V Commercial Union
      2. Administrator Nadal vs Edouard
    2. Sri Lankan Case
      1. JAYAKODY-vs.-JAYASURIYA
      2. MAHIPALA-AND-OTHERS-vs.-MARTIN-SINGHO
      3. Lalitha Pathmini Vs. Ceylon Tobacco (2018) – (Prominent case)
      4. After this enacted – > Recovery of Damages for the Death of a Person Act, No. 2 of 2019 (Sec 3 – can claim damages for mental pain)
          
           
  3. Mr. Amjath (Batch representative)  to read and explain below case :  PRIYANI E. SOYSA v. RIENZIE ARSECULARATNE

      

  4. Home Work : We are required to read lesson 3 (Aquilian action) & 4 (Negligence )

    Thanks. 

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