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Torts (Interference with Goods) Act 1977 (c.32)
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Definition of wrongful interference with goods.
In this Act wrongful interference , or wrongful interference with goods , means
(a)
conversion of goods (also called trover),
(b)
trespass to goods,
(c)
negligence so far at it results in damage to goods or to an interest in goods.
(d)
subject to section 2, any other tort so far as it results in damage to goods or to an interest in goods.
[F1 and references in this Act (however worded) to proceedings for wrongful interference or to a claim or right to a claim for wrongful interference shall include references to proceedings by virtue of Part I of the Consumer Protection Act 1987 [F2 or Part II of the Consumer Protection (Northern Ireland) Order 1987] (product liability) in respect of any damage to goods or to an interest in goods or, as the case may be, to a claim or right to claim by virtue of that Part in respect of any such damage.]
Amendments (Textual)
Words inserted after paragraph (d) by Consumer Protection Act 1987 (c. 43, SIF 109:1), ss. 41(2), 47(1)(2), 48, Sch. 4 para. 5
Words inserted by S.I. 1987/2049 (N.I. 20), arts. 1(5), 35(1), Sch. 3 para. 3


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