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Amendment to section 5 of the Civil Liability Act 2003 (Qld)

Stickley, Amanda P. (2007) Amendment to section 5 of the Civil Liability Act 2003 (Qld). The Queensland Lawyer, 27(6), pp. 305-306.

Abstract

On 20 March 2007 the Criminal Code and Civil Liability Act 2007 (Qld) commenced to reinstate the intention of Parliament to protect the rights of workers under the Civil Liability Act 2003 (Qld). The amendment was seen as necessary after the confusion created by the decision of Newberry v Suncorp Metway Insurance Ltd [2006] 1 Qd R 519 in interpreting s 5 of the Civil Liability Act 2003.

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ID Code: 14813
Item Type: Journal Article
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Keywords: workers compensation, assessment of damages
ISSN: 0312-1658
Divisions: Current > QUT Faculties and Divisions > Faculty of Law
Copyright Owner: Copyright 2007 Thomson Legal & Regulatory
Copyright Statement: Reproduced in accordance with the copyright policy of the publisher.
Deposited On: 10 Sep 2008
Last Modified: 09 Jun 2010 23:04

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