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Non-delegability September 3, 2015

Negligence Duty of care Local education authority Claimant school pupil injured during school-arranged swimming lesson organised and provided on-site by independent contractor Swimming teacher and lifeguard employed by independent contractor Claimant bringing personal injury claim Whether local education authority liable for negligence of independent contractor Whether owing non-delegable duty to secure that reasonable care taken of schoolpupils at location remote from school Whether appropriate to decide issue as preliminary point

Woodland v Swimming Teachers Association and others
[2012] EWCACiv 239
[2013] UKSC 66

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