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: October 01, 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.

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  • 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