(b) Follow some examples

We have provided below some example questions using the 'Under, Did, When' method.

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Question 1152

Under the common law of (civil) negligence of Australia
Did the driver D breach his duty of care to his fellow road user P
When D collided with P on 3 June 1997 in a built-up area when traveling at excessive speed in broad daylight with good weather?

Question 2

Under the common law of (civil) negligence of Australia
Did road user P contribute to his injuries
When P did not wear his glasses when driving?

Question 3

Under the NSW limitations statute
Did road user P start proceedings out of time
When the car accident happened on 3 June 1997?

Table 44: 'Under, Did, When' method (examples)

152 We have based these questions on David Stott, Legal Research (1993) 22.

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