12. Remedies and Costs

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The character of the benefit that the plaintiff received by the gratuitous provision of services was such that it ought to be brought to the account of the wrongdoer. The majority view in that case was that it was therefore unnecessary to consider further whether the practitioner acted fraudulently. It is not necessary that the plea of trespass to the person or assault contain a specific allegation of absence of consent. The exercise is imprecise and carried out within broad parameters. Recommendation 12—2 The Act should set out the following non-exhaustive list of factors that a court may consider when determining the amount of damages: It may include elements of malice, violence, cruelty, high-handedness or abuse of power. It would be reasonably necessary to do so at a cost.

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