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Aggravated, exemplary, and restitutionary damages

Law Society (Great Britain)

Aggravated, exemplary, and restitutionary damages

Law Society"s response to Law Commission consultation paper no. 132.

by Law Society (Great Britain)

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Published by The Society in London .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Great Britain.
    • Subjects:
    • Damages -- Great Britain.

    • Edition Notes

      SeriesMemorandum / The Law Society, Memorandum (Law Society (Great Britain))
      ContributionsGreat Britain. Law Commission.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsKD1949.3 .L38 1994
      The Physical Object
      Pagination5 leaves ;
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL747030M
      ISBN 101853282774
      LC Control Number97140388
      OCLC/WorldCa39539433

      theoretical distinction can be drawn between aggravated and exemplary damages, there is probably no practical difference between them: see B. Feldthusen, "Punitive Damages: Hard Choices and High Stakes" [] New Zealand L. Rev. , at Law Commission, Aggravated, Exemplary and Restitutionary Damages, Law Com No (), para Aggravated damages will frequently cover conduct that could also be the subject of punitive damages, but the role of aggravated damages remains compensatory. (Vorvis v. Insurance Corp. of British Columbia, [] 1 S.C.R. ) In tort law, aggravated damages resemble damages for “pain and suffering”, one of the conventional subheads of.

        1. The Background of Aggravated Damages. This is a study of aggravated damages as they have developed in English and Australian law since , the year in which they emerged in their modern iteration in Lord Devlin’s famous speech in Rookes v Barnard. 1 That case was concerned with the award of exemplary damages, monetary awards that are . CONSULTED BOOKS FOR PART A. Chitty on Contracts 30th Ed. (Volume 2) Mcgregor on Damages, 18th edition. PART_B Introduction: The purposes for which damages are made in a civil suit, focusing on: (1) compensatory damages; (2) exemplary and punitive damages; and (3) Restitutionary damages.

      6. LAW COMM'N, AGGRAVATED, EXEMPLARY AND RESTITUTIONARY DAMAGES () [hereinafter AGGRAVATED, EXEMPLARY AND RESTTUTIONARY DAMAGES]. For a critical assessment, see Peter Jaffey, The Law Commission Report on Aggravated, Exemplary and Restitutionary Damages, 61 MOD. L. REV. ().   () See especially Birks, An Introduction to the Law of Restitution, above n 63, ; Law Commission for England and Wales, Aggravated, Exemplary and Restitutionary Damages, above n 98, []. () See A-G (UK) v Blake [] 1 AC , (Lord Nicholls). () [] AC () See above nn and accompanying text.


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Aggravated, exemplary, and restitutionary damages by Law Society (Great Britain) Download PDF EPUB FB2

Aggravated, Exemplary and Restitutionary Damages: A Consultation Paper (Consultation Paper) Paperback – by Henry Brooke (Author)Author: Henry Brooke. with exemplary damages; and restitutionary damages, which are damages which aim to strip away some or all of the gains made by a defendant from a File Size: KB.

The Law Commission has published its final report on aggravated, exemplary and restitutionary damages, the most important recommendation of which is an expansion of the availability of exemplary damages.1The Report was preceded by two consultation papers, and this is no doubt indicative of the range of views held on the subject and the problems of.

The Law Reform Commission has now published its (final) Report (LRC ) Report on Aggravated, Exemplary and Restitutionary Damages, in response to a request by the Attorney General to make recommendations regarding "the principles governing the present law relating to aggravated, exemplary and restitutionary damages and their effectiveness as a remedy".

Report on aggravated, exemplary and restitutionary damages / Author: the Law Reform Commission. Aggravated Publication info: Dublin: The Commission, LAW-BOOK: More.

On the Shelf Effect of tax liability on damages. -- KF G75 Fourth interim report. -- KF G Third interim report. KF G76 In the report we make recommendations for the reform of exemplary damages, which aim to punish the wrongdoer.

We consider that aggravated damages should be viewed as purely compensatory and recommend that, if exemplary (or ‘punitive’) damages are retained, their availability must be placed on a principled footing. Abstract. The term “aggravated damages” does not mean the same thing in American law as it does in the rest of the Commonwealth.

Today, the term “aggravated damages” is rarely used in the United States, and if it is, it is used as a synonym for punitive damages, that is, for damages that serve a non-compensatory function. In England, the term is used to identify a certain type.

Exemplary and Restitutionary Damages (Law Com. para. ) published in December That same month the challenge was taken up by the Court of Appeal in Attorney-General v. Blake 1 All. Aggravated damages: awarded to a plaintiff who suffers increased distress as a result of the manner in which a defendant behaves when committing the wrong or thereafter.

Exemplary damages: awarded to mark the court’s disapproval of the conduct of the defendant and to deter its repetition by the defendant or others. Aggravated damages Related Content Damages to provide compensation for mental distress or injury to feelings caused by the manner or motive with which a wrong was committed or by the defendant’s conduct subsequent to the wrong.

Exemplary and Punitive Damages At paragraph 33 of the decision, the Court of Appeal firstly clarified that exemplary and punitive damages are two terms which are used interchangeably. As opposed to aggravated damages, exemplary damages are not based on the injury to the plaintiff.

Instead, it looks to the conduct of the defendant. exemplary damages - particular issues -aggravated damages restitutionary damages - appende examples of american statutory bans on awards of punltiw damages page vii. The English Law Commission's final recommendation in its Report on Aggravated, Exemplary and Restitutionary Damages, in contrast to its provisional conclusion, was that the assessment of exemplary damages should always be made by a judge rather than a jury.

52 The Law Commission considered that the judge should decide on whether exemplary damages should be awarded at all, as well as assessing the quantum of any exemplary damages. 2 Law Commission, Aggravated, Exemplary and Restitutionary Damages, Law Com No (), para See also R.

Stevens, Torts and Rights (Oxford ), p. 85 for a similar interpretation. 3 It is possible, also, to look to the law that we find in practice when constructing a theory of the law (see, e.g., J.

Levin, Tort Wars (Cambridge 2 Exemplary, aggravated, additional and restitutionary damages. Damages in civil courts are intended to compensate the claimant for financial and non-financial loss following a wrong with the intention that the victim be put in as good a position as he or she would have been if the wrongful act had not been committed.

Get this from a library. Report on aggravated, exemplary and restitutionary damages. [Ireland. Law Reform Commission.]. Aggravated, Exemplary and Restitutionary Damages – A Consultation Paper () p. new heads of award, such as “vindicatory damages”, “restitutionary damages” and “Wrotham Park damages”, all of which have stirred vigorous academic debate.

But there is also ongoing interest in the nature and proper role of long-established heads of damages; in relation to exemplary damages, for instance.

On 4 Maythe Department for Constitutional Affairs (DCA) published a substantial ( page) consultation paper on the law on damages. The paper covers seven areas including claims for wrongful death, liability for psychiatric illness and aggravated, exemplary and restitutionary damages.

Punitive Damages for Breach of Contract: What's so Special About Contract Claims. Aggravated, Exemplary and Restitutionary. Damages (), § out. aggravated damages are given to compensate the plaintiff when the harm done to him by a wrongful act was aggravated by the manner in which the act was done: exemplary damages, on the other hand, are intended to punish the defendant, and presumably to serve one or more of the objects of punishment - moral retribution or deterrence.While alternative compensatory explanations have been advanced, 17 support for this compensatory analysis can be found in numerous subsequent cases, 18 statutory provisions, 19 books, 20 articles, 21 and in the report of the Law Commission (England and Wales) on Aggravated, Exemplary and Restitutionary Damages.

22 One of the proposals in that.Get this from a library! Consultation paper on aggravated, exemplary and restitutionary damages. [Ireland. Law Reform Commission.].