Recent Question/Assignment

3 Despite finding that the boy was partly responsible for his own injuries the primary judge decided the driver should bear total responsibility (blame). What reason did the primary judge give for coming to this conclusion? [3 marks]
4 In the appeal the Court did not consider whether the actions of either the driver orthe boy had broken any statutory rule of the road. Explain why the question of whether any road rule had been broken was not relevant to the legal issue the Court of Appeal was deciding. [2 marks]
5 The Court of Appeal took a different view from that of the primary judge (as described in question 3) and said the boy must bear at least some blame. On the basis of what facts did the Court of Appeal come to this conclusion? [2 marks]