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The Sale of ‘Liquid Gold’ in Ireland: Some Thoughts from Tort Law

The Sale of ‘Liquid Gold’ in Ireland: Some Thoughts from Tort Law AbstractAt present, the sale of human milk in Ireland is completely unregulated. When the transaction concerns tainted breast milk and physical harm subsequently occurs, however, it may still be subject to the law of tort. By selling unsafe milk, a seller may be in breach of their statutory duty under the Liability for Defective Products Act, 1991 and their conduct may amount to negligence under the common law. http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png European Journal of Health Law Brill

The Sale of ‘Liquid Gold’ in Ireland: Some Thoughts from Tort Law

European Journal of Health Law , Volume 26 (1): 15 – Feb 15, 2019

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Brill
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Copyright © Koninklijke Brill NV, Leiden, The Netherlands
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0929-0273
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1571-8093
DOI
10.1163/15718093-12261411
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Abstract

AbstractAt present, the sale of human milk in Ireland is completely unregulated. When the transaction concerns tainted breast milk and physical harm subsequently occurs, however, it may still be subject to the law of tort. By selling unsafe milk, a seller may be in breach of their statutory duty under the Liability for Defective Products Act, 1991 and their conduct may amount to negligence under the common law.

Journal

European Journal of Health LawBrill

Published: Feb 15, 2019

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