The provisions of the Occupiers' Liability Act 1957, 1regulating the duty which an occupier of premises owes to his visitors in respect of dangers due to the state of the premises or to things done or omitted to be done on them2, have effect in place of the rules of the common law3. Where an act or omission creates a dangerous condition which later causes harm to a visitor in using the premises the Act applies4.
The provisions of the Act in relation to an occupier of premises and his visitors also apply, in like manner and to the like
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