Australian Annotated Class Actions Legislation, 2nd edition

Offers updated commentary, annotations to legislation and practical guidance for legal practitioners

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ISBN/ISSN: 9780409347463
Release Date: September 30, 2017
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Australian Annotated Class Actions Legislation, 2nd Edition - Class actions are an established part of the Australian legal landscape, with the increasing involvement of law firms not traditionally involved in class actions. This second edition provides commentary, annotations to the legislation and practical guidance suitable for legal practitioners at the Bar, in government, large and mid law as well as academics.


• Up-to-date legislation and case law analysis
• Multi-jurisdictional approach including a comparative table of provisions for Commonwealth, Victoria, New South Wales and Queensland
• Concise practical guidance

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Table of contents

Chapter 1: Introduction

Chapter 2: Interpretation: s 33A

Chapter 3: Application: s 33B

Chapter 4: Commencement of Proceedings: s 33C

Chapter 5: Standing: s 33D

Chapter 6: Consent to be a Group Member: S 33E

Chapter 7: Persons Under Disability: S 33F

Chapter 8: Representative Proceedings Not to be Commenced in Certain Circumstances: s 33G

Chapter 9: Pleading requirements and commencement of proceeding: S 33H

Chapter 10: Right of Group Member to Opt Out: s 33J

Chapter 11: Altering the Group Description: s 33K

Chapter 12: Court Power Concerning Group Membership: s 33KA (Vic only)

Chapter 13: Fewer Than Seven Group Members: s 33L

Chapter 14: Cost of Distributing Money Excessive: s 33M

Chapter 15: Proceedings not Continue as Representative Proceedings: s 33N

Chapter 16: Consequences of Proceedings Not Continuing Under This Part: s 33P

Chapter 17: Not All Issues Common: s 33Q

Chapter 18: Individual Issues: s 33R

Chapter 19: Directions Relating to Commencement of Further Proceedings: s 33S

Chapter 20: Adequacy of Representation: s 33T

Chapter 21: Stay of Execution: s 33U

Chapter 22: Settlement of Individual Claim of Representative Party: s 33W

Chapter 23: Settlement of Individual Claim of Representative Party: s 33W

Chapter 24: Notice of Certain Matters: s 33X

Chapter 25: Notices: s 33Y

Chapter 26: Judgment – Powers of the Court: s 33Z

Chapter 27: Constitution of Fund: s 33ZA

Chapter 28: Effect of Judgment: s 33ZB

Chapter 29: Appeals to the Court: s 33ZC

Chapter 30: Appeals to the High Court: s 33ZD

Chapter 31: Suspension of Limitation Periods: s 33ZE

Chapter 32: General Power of Court to Make Orders: s 33ZF

Chapter 33: Savings of Rights, Powers etc (s 33ZG), Group Member Costs (s 43(1A)(Cth), s 33ZD (Vic), s 181 (NSW))

Chapter 34: Special Provision Relating to Claims Under Part VI of the Competition and Consumer Act 2010: s 33ZH

Chapter 35: Reimbursement of Representative Party’s Costs: s 33ZJ

Chapter 36: Forms and Precedents

Chapter 37: Practice Note – Federal Court of Australia

Chapter 38: Practice Note – Supreme Court of Victoria

Chapter 39: Supreme Court of New South Wales

Chapter 40: Practice Note – Supreme Court of Queensland