(ii) Civil law

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Civil causes of action (English examples)

  • Breach of confidence
  • Breach of contract
  • Breach of common law duties
  • Breach of fiduciary duty
  • Breach of statutory duty
  • Conversion
  • Defamation
    • Libel
    • Slander
  • Discrimination
    • Age
    • Disability
    • Equal pay
    • Racial
    • Religious
    • Sex
    • Sexual orientation
  • Ejectment
  • Fraud
  • Infringement
  • Invasion of privacy
  • Malicious falsehood
  • Malpractice
  • Misfeasance in public office
  • Misrepresentation
  • Negligence
  • Negligent statements
  • Nuisance
    • Animals
    • Liability of occupier for fire
    • Private
    • Public
    • Rule in Rylands v Fletcher
  • Public officers and public authority
    • Deliberate abuse of public office or authority
    • Failure to exercise powers
    • Negligence in relation to statutory powers
  • Trespass
    • Land
    • Person
    • Property
  • Unfair practices
  • Wrongful detention of goods
  • Wrongful interference with goods
  • Vicarious liability

Table 35: Civil causes of action (examples)

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