Qualifies for 1 CPD Hour
Leah Howie, Director of the Law Reform Commission, will provide an overview of the Law Reform Commission’s Contributory Fault & Apportionment Among Wrongdoers project. The Commission is currently consulting on this project and is seeking input from the bar on several issues, including:
Review the Consultation Report and complete the consultation survey. The Consultation Report focuses primarily on sections 2 and 3 of The Contributory Negligence Act, and asks questions related to the scope of the applicability of the defence of contributory negligence, and the scope of the rule allowing wrongdoers to seek contribution from other concurrent wrongdoers.