An abuse of process - traditionally: Smith v Lucht  QDC 302
Jackson, Sheryl (2015) An abuse of process - traditionally: Smith v Lucht  QDC 302. Proctor, 35(3), pp. 44-45.
In Smith v Lucht  QDC 302 McGill DCJ considered whether in Queensland the concept of abuse of process was sufficiently broad as to encompass circumstances in which the resources of the court and the parties to be expended to determine the claim were out of all proportion to the interest at stake.
Stay of proceedings - abuse of process - whether disproportionality between interest at stake and costs of litigating may amount to abuse of process - plaintiff with good cause of action entitled to pursue it.
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|Item Type:||Journal Article|
|Keywords:||stay of proceedings, abuse of process, disproportionality between interest at stake and costs of litigating|
|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 2015 Queensland Law Society Inc|
|Deposited On:||16 Dec 2015 06:15|
|Last Modified:||19 Dec 2015 05:54|
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