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Gore v Van der Lahn

[1967] 2 QB 31

Case summary last updated at 03/01/2020 16:37 by the Oxbridge Notes in-house law team.

Judgement for the case Gore v Van der Lahn

P was given a free bus pass by the council, one of the terms for which was that neither the council nor its employees would be liable to P for injuries caused by driving, conducting etc. P was injured by, D, a conductor’s negligence and D sought to rely on the term. CA ruled that the Road Traffic Act rendered such clauses illegal AND that the clause was to vague to stay the action. 

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