Annotated Civil Liability Legislation: Queensland, 4th edition, a well-renowned title, is a unique and practical guide to the interpretation and application of the Civil Liability Act 2003 (Qld).
The publication of this 4th edition offers detailed guidance and commentary on the nationwide wholesale advances in jurisprudence that has evolved over of the interpretation of the Civil Liability Act 2003 (Qld), one of the most important pieces of legislation in Queensland's recent history.
Annotated Civil Liability Legislation - Queensland includes a comprehensive treatment of the proportionate liability provisions of the Act, which have changed the face of the conduct of commercial and property damage claims arising in claims for negligence and statutory misleading or deceptive conduct. It also contains cross-references to the cognate provisions of the Workers' Compensation and Rehabilitation Act 2003 (Qld).
New to this edition is an introductory overview of the provisions and their application.
The well-defined annotated format of this text affords practitioners commencement and application information, expert commentary by reference to case law and journal treatment, together with cross-referencing to interstate and federal analogues.
Comments from reviewers :
â€˜â€¦the Annotated Civil Liability Legislation â€“Queensland is an excellent and important text for Queensland litigators. The depth of analysis of the CL Actâ€™s provisions is impressive and the detail given to the etymology of the provisions, as well as the complementary common law, will ensure that those applying the CL Actâ€™s provisions can do so efficiently, accurately and professionally.â€™
First published in (2013) 33 Qld Lawyer 91. Reproduced with the kind permission of Thomson Reuters - www.thomsonreuters.com.au
Â· Practical guide to the interpretation of the Civil Liability Act 2003 (Qld)
Â· Useful cross references to the Workers' Compensation and Rehabilitation Act 2003 (QLD) enabling broader use
Â· Content on the assessment of personal injury general damages quantum
Â· Easy to access table of Injury Scale Values
Douglas Mullins and Grant, Civil Liability Australia, looseleaf