oa Comparative and International Law Journal of Southern Africa - Products liability in modern Roman-Dutch law
|Article Title||Products liability in modern Roman-Dutch law|
|© Publisher:||Institute of Foreign and Comparative Law|
|Journal||Comparative and International Law Journal of Southern Africa|
|Affiliations||1 Law School , University of Queensland|
|Publication Date||Jul 1980|
|Pages||177 - 192|
|Keyword(s)||Gibb and Others v Taylor Timber, Products liability, Roman-Dutch law and South African Roman-Dutch law|
The writer submits that the concept of strict products liability as it is known today is not foreign to Roman-Dutch law. Remedial actions for damages caused by defectively manufactured goods were duly recognised more than three centuries ago by the classical French and Roman-Dutch law writers of the day.
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