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Theoretical Justifications for Distinguishing between Feasance and Nonfeasance

Jeroen Kortmann

in Altruism in Private Law: Liability for Nonfeasance and Negotiorum Gestio

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780199280056
eISBN:
9780191700101
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199280056.003.0003
Subject:
Law, Law of Obligations

Assuming that it does not recognize a general affirmative duty to act, English law does not encourage members of the public to give aid to those in need of help. Quite the reverse, English law in ... More


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