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USEFUL LINKS
 
Note on the Useful Links page:
For prescribed cases and legislation please refer to the current Subject Guide. Content on the Useful Links page is provided for additional and sometimes historical research and comparison.
 
ONLINE ARTICLES
Bourke, G., Outline of the Civil Liability Act 2002 (NSW), on the NSW Law Society website
A Guide to the Civil Liability Act 2002 (NSW) - January 2003, Dibbs Barker Gosling Lawyers (pdf format)
GOVERNMENT SITES
 

Public Liability Insurance (archive) - Department of the Parliamentary Library, Parliament of Australia
Motor Accidents Authority (NSW)
Workcover Authority of NSW

LEGISLATION

Civil Liability Act 2002 (NSW)
Children (Care and Protection) Act
1987 (NSW)
Compensation to Relatives Act 1897 (NSW)
Fair Trading Act 1987 (NSW)
Employees Liability Act (NSW) 1991
Law Reform (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act 1944 (NSW) 
Law Reform (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act 1965 (NSW)
Law Reform (Marital Consortium) Act 1984 (NSW) 
Law Reform (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act 1946 (NSW) 
Law Reform (Vicarious Liability) Act 1983 (NSW)
Minors (Property and Contracts) Act 1970 (NSW)  
Motor Accidents Act 1988 (NSW)
Motor Accidents Compensation Act 1999 (NSW)
Property (Relationships) Act 1984 (NSW)
Sale of Goods Act 1923 (NSW)
Statutory Duties (Contributory Negligence) Act 1945 (NSW) (repealed legislation)
Competition and Consumer Act 2010 (Cth) 

 
CASES AVAILABLE ON THE INTERNET

INTENTIONAL TORTS

Williams v Milotin (1957) 97 CLR 465
Rixon v Start City Pty Ltd [2001] NSWCA 265
Ruddock v Vadarlis (2001) 110 FCR 491
The Balmain New Ferry Co v Robertson (1906) 4 CLR 379
Halliday v Nevill (1984) 155 CLR 1
Plenty v Dillon (1991) 171 CLR 635
X L Petroleum (NSW) v Caltex Oil ( Australia ) (1985) 155 CLR 448  
Penfolds Wines v Elliott (1946) 74 CLR 204
Butler v The Egg and Egg Pulp Marketing Board (1966) 114 CLR 185  
Bunyan v Jordan (1936) 57 CLR 1
Carrier v Bonham [2001] QCA 234
Secretary, Dept. of Health and Community Services v JWB ( Marion 's Case) (1992) 175 CLR 218
State of Queensland v Nolan 2001 1Qd R 454; [2001] QSC 174
Gollan v Nugent (1988) 166 CLR 18
Fontin v Katapodis (1962) 108 CLR 177    

THE TORT OF NEGLIGENCE  

- Duty of care  

Jaensch v Coffey (1984) 155 CLR 549
Chapman v Hearse (1961) 106 CLR 112
Sutherland Shire Council v Heyman (1985) 157 CLR 424
Burnie Port Authority v General Jones Pty Ltd (1994) 179 CLR 520
Bryan v Maloney (1995) 128 ALR 163
Nagle v Rottnest Island Authority (1993) 177 CLR 423
Northern Sandblasting v Harris (1997) 146 ALR 572
Hill v Van Erp (1997) 71 ALJR 487
Pyrenees Shire Council v Day (1998) 72 ALJR 152
Perre v Apand (1999) 73 ALJR 1190
Hackshaw v Shaw (1984) 155 CLR 614
Australian Safeway Stores v Zaluzna (1987) 162 CLR 479
Chapman v Hearse (1961) 106 CLR 112
Geyer v Downs (1977) 138 CLR 91
Wyong Shire Council v Shirt (1980) 146 CLR 40
E. v Australian Red Cross Society (1991) 31 FCR 299
South Australian Ambulance Transport Inc. v Walhdeim
(1948) 77 CLR 215
Caledonian Collieries Ltd. v. Speirs (1957) 97 CLR 202
McHale v. Watson (1964) 111 CLR 384
Adelaide Chemical & Fertilizer Co. v. Carlyle (1940) 64 CLR 514

- Proof of Negligence

Holloway v. McFeeters (1956) 94 CLR 470
Schellenberg v Tunnel Holdings Pty Ltd (2000) 74 ALJR 743
Nominal Defendant v, Halsbauer (1967) 117 CLR 448
March v Stramare (1991) 171 CLR 506
Bennett v Minister of Community Welfare (1992) 176 CLR 408
Chapman v Hearse (1961) 106 CLR 112
Mahony v J Kruschich (Demolitions) (1985) 156 CLR 522
Pitt Son and Badgery v Proulefco (1984) 153 CLR 644
Muller v Lalic [2000] NSWCA 50  

PARTICULAR DUTIES IN NEGLIGENCE

Bryan v Maloney (1995) 128 ALR 163
Voli v Inglewood Shire Council (1963) 110 CLR 74
Heyman v Sutherland Shire Council (1985) 157 CLR 424
Shaddock & Assoc v Parramatta City Council [No1] (1981) 150 CLR 424
Sutherland Shire Council v Heyman (1985) 157 CLR 424
Alec Finalyson Pty v Armidale City Council (1994) 123 ALR 155
Mount Isa Mines v Pusey (1970) 125 CLR 383
Jaensch v Coffey (1984) 155 CLR 549
Caltex Oil (Aust) Pty Ltd v The Dredge " Willemstad " (1976) 136 CLR 529
Hawkins v Clayton (1988) 164 CLR 539
Mutual Life & Citizens' Assurance Co Ltd v Evatt (1968) 122 CLR 556
San Sebastian Pty Ltd v Minister Administering the Environmental Planning and Assessment Act (1986) 162 CLR 340

LOSS OF SERVICES

Commissioner for Railways v Scott (1959) 102 CLR 392

CONCURRENT LIABILITY

X L Petroleum (NSW) v Caltex Oil ( Australia ) (1985) 155 CLR 448
Thompson v Australian Capital Television (1996) 141 ALR 1
Bitumen and Oil Refineries ( Australia ) v Commissioner for Government Transport (1955) 92 CLR 200
Brambles Constructions v Helmers (1966) 114 CLR 213
Zuijs v Wirth Bros (1955) 93 CLR 561
Stevens v Brodribb Sawmilling Co (1986) 160 CLR 16
Bugge v Brown (1919) 26 CLR 110
Deatons v Flew (1949) 79 CLR 370
Colonial Mutual Life Assurance Society v The Producers and Citizens Co-operative Assurance Co of Australia (1931) 46 CLR 41

DEFENCES

Alford v Magee (1952) 85 CLR 437
Pennington v Norris (1956) 96 CLR 10
Caterson v Commissioner for Railways (1973) 128 CLR 99
McLean v Tedman (1984) 155 CLR 306
Insurance Commissioner v Joyce (1948) 77 CLR 39
Roggenkamp v Bennett (1950) 80 CLR 292
Rootes v Shelton (1967) 116 CLR 383
Smith v Jenkins (1970) 119 CLR 397
Jackson v Harrison (1978) 138 CLR 438
Gala v Preston (1991) 172 CLR 243
Italiano v Barbaro (1993) 114 ALR 21
Henwood v Municipal Tramsways Trust (Sth Aust) (1938) 60 CLR 438  

REMEDIES FOR NEEGLIGENT CONDUCT DAMAGES (FOR PERSONAL INJURY)

Malec v J C Hutton (1990) 169 CLR 638
Graham v Baker (1961) 106 CLR 340
Skelton v Collins (1966) 115 CLR 94
Sharman v Evans (1977) 138 CLR 563
Griffiths v Kerkemeyer (1977) 139 CLR 161
Sullivan v Gordon (1999) Aust Torts Rep 81-524
Van Gervan v Fenton (1992) 175 CLR 327
Cullen v Trappell (1980) 146 CLR 1
Todorovic v Waller (1981) 150 CLR 402
The National Insurance Co of New Zealand v Espagne (1961) 105 CLR 569  

NUISANCE

Victoria Park Racing and Recreation Grounds Co v Taylor (1937) 58 CLR 479
Torette House v Berkman (1940) 62 CLR 637
Goldman v Hargrave (1966) 115 CLR 458
Brodie v Singleton Shire Council (2001) 180 ALR 145

 

 


 

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