CONTENTSCHAPTER 1WHAT IS TORT?CHAPTER 2TORT COMPAREDCHAPTER 3THE TWO MAXIMSCHAPTER 4RELEVANCE OF MALICE, MOTIVE, INTENTIONAND FAULT IN LAW OF TORTSCHAPTER 5GENERAL PRINCIPLES WHICH NEGATETORTIOUS LIABILITY: GENERAL DEFENCESCHAPTER 6REMOTENESS OF DAMAGECHAPTER 7CAPACITY TO SUE AND BE SUEDCHAPTER 8TORTFEASORS AND JOINT-TORTFEASORSCHAPTER 9TRESPASS TO PERSONCHAPTER 10TRESPASS TO LANDCHAPTER 11TRESPASS TO GOODS & CONVERSIONCHAPTER 12TORTS RELATING TO INCORPOREALPERSONAL PROPERTYCHAPTER 13TORTS AFFECTING DOMESTIC &SERVICE RELATIONSHIPCHAPTER 14NEGLIGENCECHAPTER 15NERVOUS SHOCKCHAPTER 16CONTRIBUTORY NEGLIGENCECHAPTER 17LIABILITY OF THE OCCUPIERS FORDANGEROUS PREMISESCHAPTER 18VICARIOUS LIABILITYCHAPTER 19VICARIOUS LIABILITY OF THE STATECHAPTER 20DEFAMATIONCHAPTER 21NUISANCECHAPTER 22STRICT LIABILITY AND ABSOLUTE LIABILITYCHAPTER 23LIABILITY FOR DANGEROUS ANIMALSCHAPTER 24MALICIOUS PROSECUTIONCHAPTER 25DEATH IN RELATION TO TORTCHAPTER 26REMEDIESCHAPTER 27THE CONSUMER PROTECTION ACTCHAPTER 28THE MOTOR VEHICLES ACTAbout The BookS.P. Singh’s Law of Tort is the most comprehensive book explaining thefundamental principles of this judge-made law. The book was first published in 1986with a view to present analytically the concepts, elements, nature and scope of thisstill developing law. Keeping in mind the need and requirement of Law Students,comprehensive critical analysis of all the concepts is provided which is useful for clearunderstanding of the law. The later editions have maintained its standard and havequalitatively improved taking into consideration the recent developments and thepeoples’ awareness of their less known rights. The book has been updated with theimportant, relevant and latest case-laws and the new amendments.About The AuthorProf. S.P. Singh, an eminent educationist and well-known LegalLuminary, did B.A., LL.B., D.L. Taxation, P.G.D Criminology fromLucknow University, LL.M. from Cornell University N.Y., U.S.A. andLL.D. (Hon.) from London.Since 1967 he has been teaching Law and guiding research work invarious Universities, viz., Rajasthan University, Jodhpur University,Dellii University and has served as Head of the Department of Law andJurisprudence, Makerere University, East Africa. He has also served as Director(Studies & Research) in the Institute of Company Secretaries of India, New Delhi. In1995 he was appointed as Vice-Chancellor, Lucknow University, Lucknow, where hebrought about Significant developments including the introduction of 5 year LawCourse and establishment of Legal Aid Hospital. Afrer his retirement in 1997, he hadserved as Professor, Faculty of Law, Delhi University, Founder Director, Amity LawSchool, Noida and Director General, ALF & ALS Amity University, Noida. Besides, hehas been Legal Expert in various Committees of University, Union Ministry and IndianLaw Institute. He is presently Emeritus Professor, National Law Institute of India,Global Open University, Nagaland.