In what circumstances will a third party party be liable if a lamp goes out?

Saskatchewan, Canada


The following excerpt is from Matheson v. Patrick Construction Company, 1953 CanLII 178 (SK QB):

In Greenwood v. Central Service Supply Co. [1940] 2 KB 447, 109 LJKB 799, [1940] 3 All ER 389, a lamp placed on a street refuge had gone out. It was held that in the absence of negligence the borough council (the third party) was not liable.

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