Views
2 weeks ago

AD 2016 Q2

As we pointed out in the spring 2013 edition of the Alert Diver, even being a dive buddy has potential legal implications. So, to bump this up a notch, what about the diver training organisations themselves? Where do they stand? How do they relate to South African law? Are they all considered the same under our legal system in spite of the differences in organisational structures and training programmes? How does this affect their respective instructors and trainee divers from a legal perspective? These are not exactly simple questions. It is certainly true that the respective training organisations differ in a number of ways. However, this does not imply that there are necessarily differential legal implications for each of them. In fact, under South African law, the legal principles are common in all matters. Therefore, if you suffer a loss and you (or your estate in the case of a fatality) wish to recover damages, the legal principles would be applied commonly; whether you are driving or diving. Although not a frequent occurrence, there have been quite a number of law suits associated with diving injuries and damages in South Africa. This is not surprising, as the occurrence of law suits is really a function of “numbers”. As training increases, so do the chances of injuries and, with it, the chances of legal recourse. So, it remains wise to insure yourself, your equipment or your business in a proper and effective way. But before getting back to the potential differences amongst the training agencies, let’s first explore the foundational legal principles on which any civil claim would be adjudicated: inherent risk, negligence and duty to take care.

PHOTO RESOURCE GUIDE

PHOTO RESOURCE GUIDE FROM POINT & SHOOT TO PROFESSIONAL We Dive, Shoot and Service Everything We Sell • Free Lifetime Tech Support! USA West HQ +1 831-645-1082 Backscatter_West USA East +1 603-432-1997 Backscatter_East BACKSCATTER.COM 100 | SPRING 2016

PHOTO RESOURCE GUIDE www.samstours.com ALERTDIVER.COM | 101

AD 2015 Q4
AD 2016 Q3
[PDF] The Principle of Proportionality (SpringerBriefs in Law) TXT
Download Judging Europe s Judges: The Legitimacy of the Case Law of the European Court of Justice Full page by ( Maurice Adams)
Audiobook Custom, Power the Power of Rules: International Relations and Customary International Law E-book full by ( Michael Byers)
[PDF] Cooperation in the Law of Transboundary Water Resources (Cambridge Studies in International and Comparative Law) Free Online
Read Reappraising the Resort to Force: International Law, Jus Ad Bellum and the War on Terror (Studies in International Law) Full page by ( Lindsay Moir)
Read Plea Bargaining in National and International Law: A Comparative Study Ready by ( Regina Rauxloh)
Download Commonwealth Caribbean Business Law (Commonwealth Caribbean Law) E-book full by ( Natalie Persadie)
Audiobook Commonwealth Caribbean Business Law (Commonwealth Caribbean Law) E-book full by ( Natalie Persadie)
Audiobook Treaty Interpretation (Oxford International Law Library) E-book full by ( Richard Gardiner)
Read Climate Change and Indigenous Peoples: The Search for Legal Remedies PDF,TXT,EPUB
[PDF] Download Complete Guide to Wills
Whole Genome Amplification Market size in terms of volume and value 2016-2026
Read Judicial Deliberations: A Comparative Analysis of Transparency and Legitimacy (Oxford Studies in European Law) Best Ebook download
[PDF] Family Law for Non-Lawyers Best Ebook download
Audiobook Research Methodologies in EU and International Law Free by ( Tamara Hervey)
Read Research Handbook on International Law and Migration (Research Handbooks in International Law Series) Full page by ( Vincent Chetail)
Audiobook International Investment Law: Text, Cases and Materials Pdf online by ( Krista Nadakavukaren Schefer)
Read The Palestinian Right of Return Under International Law Full page by ( Francis A. Boyle)
TRAINING GUIDE
Audiobook International Dispute Settlement Ready by ( J. G. Merrills)
Free eBooks International Dispute Settlement, Fifth Edition Best Ebook download
Download Modern Perspectives on Islamic Law Full Online by ( Ann Black)
Read Yamashita s Ghost: War Crimes, MacArthur s Justice, and Command Accountability (Modern War Studies) Pdf online by ( Allan A. Ryan)
Read International Investment Law: Text, Cases and Materials Pdf online by ( Krista Nadakavukaren Schefer)
Audiobook Environment and Statecraft: The Strategy of Environmental Treaty-Making Pdf online by ( Scott Barrett)
Download Business Associations, Cases and Materials on Agency, Partnerships, and Corporations (University Casebook Series) Ready
Download International Capital Markets: Law And Institutions Free by ( Cally Jordan)
TRAVELLIVE 5-2016