Murray v McCullough (as nominee on behalf of the trustees and on behalf of the board of governors of Rainey Endowed School) [2016] NIQB 52

Partington, Neil (2016) Murray v McCullough (as nominee on behalf of the trustees and on behalf of the board of governors of Rainey Endowed School) [2016] NIQB 52. Northern Ireland Legal Quarterly, 67 (2). pp. 251-255. ISSN 0029-3105

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Abstract

Considers the Northern Ireland Queen’s Bench Division ruling in Murray v McCullough concerning the duty of care incumbent upon the school with regard to the wearing of mouth guards by pupils when playing hockey. Comments on the limitations of the legal doctrine of in loco parentis in cases of professional negligence and, how ‘sports law’ jurisprudence might prove instructive in sports negligence cases.

Item Type: Article
Keywords: Sports Law; in loco parentis; Duty of Care; sports negligence.
Schools and Departments: School of Law, Politics and Sociology > Law
Depositing User: Neil Partington
Date Deposited: 11 Dec 2017 12:34
Last Modified: 11 Dec 2017 12:35
URI: http://sro.sussex.ac.uk/id/eprint/71959

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