Daniels v Thompson: 1998

(Court of Appeal of New Zealand) Thomas J said: ‘Compensation recognises the value attaching to the plaintiff’s interest or right which is infringed, but it does not place a value on the fact the interest or right ought not to have been infringed at all’.
Thomas J
[1998] 3 NZLR 22
Cited by:
CitedAshley and Another v Chief Constable of Sussex Police HL 23-Apr-2008
The claimants sought to bring an action for damages after a family member suspected of dealing drugs, was shot by the police. At the time he was naked. The police officer had been acquitted by a criminal court of murder. The chief constable now . .

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Updated: 20 October 2021; Ref: scu.267067