Risk v Rose Bruford College [2013]

Facts

  • A student union held an event on the defendant’s land
  • The claimant dived into a swimming pool after a run-up and was injured

Issue

  • Could the college be held liable?

Decision

  • No

Reasoning

  • No responsibility had been assumed, there was no ‘permitted purpose’
  • The act was reckless and intentional
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