Wednesday, December 01, 2004

High Court Latest - Special Leave Granted

The following cases were granted special leave to appeal to the High Court on 30 November:
  • Vairy v Wyong Shire Council
  • Mulligan v Coffs Harbour City Council (joined appeals - liability for 'obvious' risks in negligence law)
  • Trenwick International Limited v Tanevski
(obligations under a public liability insurance policy)
  • The Queen v Lavender
(manslaughter by criminal negligence - mens rea and standard of care)
  • Bankstown City Council v Alamdo Holdings Pty Limted
(nuisance - immunity under the Local Government Act)

The following case was granted special leave on 19 November:

  • WAAG v Minister for Immigration and Multicultural and Indigenous Affairs