chapter  22
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Before reading this chapter, re-read the example drawn from a commonplace road traffic accident at the end of Chapter 1. That situation identifies some of the aspects of the law of tort which have attracted criticism. Some difficulties arise as a result of the rules of tort law, while others can be attributed to the operation of the legal system and are more general in nature. There follows a very brief outline of some of the criticisms of tort and its operation in the legal system.