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The young and the old, the attentive and inattentive, the hurried and unhurried

Abdul Raad v V M & KTP Holdings Pty Limited as Trustee for VM & KTP Nguyen Family Trust [2017] NSWCA 190 (1 August 2017)

A recent decision by the NSW Court of Appeal, the Court describes a wide range of people to whom an occupier of premises owes a duty to exercise reasonable care to ensure their safety.

It is clear that while people who enter or are on the premises of a third party must exercise reasonable care for their own safety, the occupier will need to anticipate their circumstances in order to assess what actions might be required to ensure that the premises are safe for their use.

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