What is Abuse of Rights Doctrine
Munir Ahmad Mughal
Punjab University Law College; Superior Law College; LIMIT Law College, Lahore
September 8, 2011
The paper deals with the doctrine of abuse of rights which is a civil law doctrine. It states that a person may be held liable for the harm caused by doing some thing the person has a right to do if the right is exercised with motive to cause harm, without a legitimate interest deserving judicial protection, against moral rules, good faith or fairness and for a purpose other than the intended legal purpose.
Number of Pages in PDF File: 4
Keywords: Doctrine, principle, abuse, rights, motive, legitimate interest, judicial protection, good faith
JEL Classification: k40working papers series
Date posted: September 9, 2011
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