Howzat! The High Court, Negligence and Indoor Cricket

Queensland Lawyer, 23, pp. 47-50, 2002

Posted: 10 Jul 2016

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Ben White

Queensland University of Technology - Faculty of Law

Date Written: 2002

Abstract

This article examines the High Court case of Woods v Multi-Sport that considers the liability of an indoor cricket centre for an injury sustained by a player. It is a good example of how the issue of breach is dealt with in a sports law context and also shows how difficult it can be to determine when a sporting body will in breach of a duty of care owed to its participants.

Keywords: Negligence, Indoor cricket, Duty of care

Suggested Citation

White, Ben, Howzat! The High Court, Negligence and Indoor Cricket (2002). Queensland Lawyer, 23, pp. 47-50, 2002, Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=2806854

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