How Well Do You Know About Occupiers Liability Law?

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How Well Do You Know About Occupiers Liability Law? - Quiz

How well do you know about occupiers liability law? If you intend to lease a property or own one you need to ensure you understand this specific law. It not only aids in what to do if harm comes to people occupying or trespassing. Take up the quiz below and get to learn more about this law. All the best!


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    What is an occupier?
    • A. 

      Person living on premises.

    • B. 

      Person who owns premises

    • C. 

      Person with some control over premises

  • 2. 
    What is the premises?
    • A. 

      Building.

    • B. 

      Something with four walls.

    • C. 

      Fixed or moveable structure.

  • 3. 
    What type of visitor does the 1957 Act cover?
    • A. 

      Trespassers.

    • B. 

      Visitors.

  • 4. 
    What case provides an example of an allurement?
    • A. 

      Tomlinson v Congleton

    • B. 

      Barnet v Chelsea and Kensington

    • C. 

      Glasgow Corp v Taylor

  • 5. 
    When does the 1957 Act state a warning sign be sufficient?
    • A. 

      When it is reasonable in all the circumstances

    • B. 

      When the danger is obvious

    • C. 

      When the risk is to property only.

  • 6. 
    What duty is owed to a visitor?
    • A. 

      Common duty of care.

    • B. 

      Duty of common humanity.

    • C. 

      Duty to ensure premises is safe.

  • 7. 
    What case illustrates the need to prove inherent danger?
    • A. 

      Rose v Plenty

    • B. 

      Christie v Davey

    • C. 

      Keown v Coventry Healthcare

  • 8. 
    Which of the following is true in relation to a duty owed to a trespasser? A duty is owed :
    • A. 

      When the trespasser is on a premises

    • B. 

      When the trespasser might be on a premises

    • C. 

      When the occupier has reasonable grounds for believing the trespasser is within the vicinity of the risk.

  • 9. 
    What point was established in Simms v Leigh RFC?
    • A. 

      That you shouldn't play Rugby.

    • B. 

      That Leigh were responsible for injured players.

    • C. 

      That there is no liability for risk willingly taken.

  • 10. 
    Section 1 (5) OLA 1984 states:
    • A. 

      Warning signs are not enough.

    • B. 

      Warning signs can be enough if clear.

    • C. 

      Warning signs are enough if they discourage a trespasser from taking a risk.

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