Service difficulties - Will UCPR r 117 provide the answer?

Jackson, Sheryl (2013) Service difficulties - Will UCPR r 117 provide the answer? Proctor, 33(5), pp. 48-49.

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Abstract

In Amci Pty Ltd ACN 124 249 485 v Corcoal Management Pty Ltd [2013] QSC 50 Jackson J considered an application for an order under r117 of the Uniform Civil Procedure Rules 1999 (Qld) (UCPR) in relation to informal service of an originating process on a corporation registered in the Ajman Free Zone in the United Arab Emirates. The decision appears to be the first time a Queensland court has examined the scope of r117 of the UCPR, and relevant considerations influencing the exercise of the discretion under the rule, when the defendant is outside Australia.

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ID Code: 61017
Item Type: Journal Article
Refereed: Yes
Keywords: service outside Australia, defendant unregistered foreign company, manner of service, UCPR r 117, informal service
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
Current > Schools > School of Law
Copyright Owner: Copyright 2013. Please consult author
Deposited On: 05 Jul 2013 01:29
Last Modified: 13 Feb 2014 05:42

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