Maloney v Torfaen District Council: CA 6 Dec 2005

The claimant was walking home from the pub. He fell down an embankment by a road bridge taking a short cut, and was injured.
Held: The claim failed. He was not a licensee of the defendant when he walked over the embankment. Questions arising under the 1957 and 1984 Acts had to be answered by reference to all the circumstances at the relevant time.


Times 10-Jan-2006


Occupiers Liability Act 1984 3(1)(c)


England and Wales

Torts – Other

Updated: 01 May 2022; Ref: scu.237836