Trial by jury in civil proceedings : “convenience” and the philosophy of the UCPR

Jackson, Sheryl (2008) Trial by jury in civil proceedings : “convenience” and the philosophy of the UCPR. Proctor, 28(7), pp. 56-58.

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In Syddall v National Mutual Life Association of Australasia Limited [2008] QSC 101 Daubney J ordered the action be tried without a jury. His judgment considered the circumstances in which a trial involves any technical, scientific or other issue that can not be “conveniently” considered and resolved by a jury as provided in r 474 of the Uniform Civil Procedure Rules 1999 (Qld)

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ID Code: 58919
Item Type: Journal Article
Refereed: Yes
Keywords: trial without jury, when issue can not be "conveniently" resolved by jury, UCPR r474
ISSN: 1321-8794
Subjects: Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > LAW AND LEGAL STUDIES (180000) > LAW (180100) > Litigation Adjudication and Dispute Resolution (180123)
Divisions: Current > QUT Faculties and Divisions > Faculty of Law
Copyright Owner: Copyright 2008 Sheryl Jackson
Deposited On: 04 Apr 2013 22:43
Last Modified: 24 Jul 2013 06:23

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