Discuss four circumstances under which the government might not be held liable in tort
Circumstances when the government might be excluded from liability in Tort:-
- The government is not liable in respect of anything done or omitted to be done by any person while discharging responsibilities of a judicial nature
- It is not liable if the government officer was acting outside the scope of his ordinary duties.
- In proceedings against the government, the court cannot make a declaratory order,
- The government cannot be held liable if it refuses to produce documents on grounds of public interest
- No claim for tort can be brought against the government after 1 year from the date the cause of action arose