Monthly Archives: October 2014
DOES FATAL ACCIDENT LEGISLATION TREAT GAY MEN AND GAY WOMEN DIFFERENTLY?
As currently drafted the Fatal Accidents Act 1976 could treat gay men and gay women differently. Here I look at the reason why and examine the possible solution. SECTION 3(3) OF THE FATAL ACCIDENTS ACT 1976 Section 3(3) of the Act provides that, in assessing damages, the court disregards the prospects of re-marriage and marriage […]