Supreme Court Act 1995 s48 - Interest on judgment for damages for personal injuries

Jackson, Sheryl (2004) Supreme Court Act 1995 s48 - Interest on judgment for damages for personal injuries. Proctor, 24(1), pp. 38-39.

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Abstract

The case of Flynn v The Maryborough Sugar Factory Limited [2003] QDC 446 the plaintiff had been awarded damages for personal injuries and there was a charge on those damages under a Commonwealth statute, with a provision in the statute that damages could not be satisfied until the Commonwealth had been paid. The Court considered the point of considerable practical significance of whether interest accrued on the judgment under s48 of the Supreme Court Act 1995 (Qld) before the defendant had obtained clearances under the Commonwealth legislation.

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ID Code: 72801
Item Type: Journal Article
Refereed: Yes
Keywords: Supreme Court Act 1995 s48, interest on judgment for damages for personal injuries, charge on damages under Commonwealth Statute, whether interest payable before clearances obtained under Commonwealth statute
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
Deposited On: 15 Jun 2014 23:21
Last Modified: 18 Jun 2014 01:17

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