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Notes and questions 1 Is the correlative of a right a duty? In other words, if D is under a duty to pay P £50, does this mean that P has a right to £50? Does a duty have the same history as a right? Did it develop out of the term ius? 2 If owners of vehicles for hire are under a duty to see that they are reasonably fit for their purpose, does this mean that consumers, as a class, have rights? 3 A road user owes a duty of care to other road users. What rights do road users have? Can they enforce any such rights easily? (b) Quasi-normative concepts
Legal concepts have been described as ‘knowledge instruments and instruments of expression of a knowledge’ whose main purpose is ‘to provoke the application of appropriate solutions’ and whose origin is both ‘institutional and doctrinal’ (Atias, Épistémologie juridique, 1985, PUF, pp 154–57). Now, a
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