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The purpose of this Newsletter is to provide government lawyers with a digestible and relevant snapshot of current news, case law and legislation. We intend it to be a useful resource for government lawyers.

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The purpose of this newsletter is to provide government lawyers with a digestible and relevant snapshot of current news, case law and legislation. We intend it to be a useful resource for government lawyers. With this in mind, we welcome feedback or suggestions for areas of interest at any time. View PDF below to load newsletter.

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Executive summary The Crown’s immunity from suit for torts is removed by s 23(1)(b) Crown Proceedings Act 1958 (Act), which establishes the Crown’s vicarious liability for breaches by its servants, agents or contractors. The Act does not remove the Crown’s immunity for personal liability. His Honour Justice Keogh drew on the historical context of the […]

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The purpose of this Newsletter is to provide government lawyers with a digestible and relevant snapshot of current news, case law and legislation. We intend it to be a useful resource for government lawyers.

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The purpose of this newsletter is to provide government lawyers with a digestible and relevant snapshot of current news, case law and legislation. We intend it to be a useful resource for government lawyers. With this in mind, we welcome feedback or suggestions for areas of interest at any time. View PDF below to load newsletter.

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In Part 1 of this series, we looked at Stellard’s Case[1] (in which we acted for the winner), where the courts ruled that the name of an agent typed in an email was a “signature” which bound the company.  We also looked at when Credit Applications, their Terms and Conditions of Trade (“T+C’s”) and guarantees […]

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The purpose of this Newsletter is to provide government lawyers with a digestible and relevant snapshot of current news, case law and legislation. We intend it to be a useful resource for government lawyers.

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The High Court of Australia has today delivered its first ever judgment in relation to security of payment legislation.  In a joint judgment, the High Court allowed an appeal from the New South Wales Court of Appeal (effectively adopting the first instance decision), and determined that the existence of a reference date under a construction […]

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The purpose of this newsletter is to provide government lawyers with a digestible and relevant snapshot of current news, case law and legislation. We intend it to be a useful resource for government lawyers. With this in mind, we welcome feedback or suggestions for areas of interest at any time. View PDF below to load newsletter.

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