UKTC Archive

RE: Back to Summer Limb Drop

Subject: RE: Back to Summer Limb Drop
From: David Evans
Date: Aug 14 2006 17:30:51
<<As to the question: if a dog bites someone it get's a warning, if it
does it 
again it get's shot. I believe that's how the Law looks at these
things.  To 
me a tree shedding a major limb is a bit unfortunate, shedding two (on

seperate occasions, with the second not being as a result of the first
one  hitting 
it) is starting to look iffy. 'A history of branch failure' even. I'd
take it 
from there Graham.>>

Hi Bill

I know you know this, but you have omitted the all important point
that a 'history of branch failure', is only significant if there is a
significant target, or the risk of significant harm is unreasonably
high.  In this context, surely the dog bite story is a bit shaggy.

Cheers

Acer ventura



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