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Supreme Court Act review

Reference received: ​7 September 1971                


Report 13: Law and Equity [PDF, 62Kb], October 1971

Tabled in parliament: 19 October 1971

Legislative action: Law Reform (Law and Equity) Act 1972

Judicial citation: Mills v Lewis (1985) 3 BPR 9421 at 9431.1

Report 14: Second Report on Supreme Court Procedure [PDF, 3Mb], October 1971

Tabled in parliament: 2 November 1971

Legislative action: Supreme Court (Amendment) Act 1972

Judicial citation: Riley McKay Pty Ltd v McKay [1982] 1 NSWLR 264, 274Kostas v HIA Insurance Services Pty Ltd [2010] HCA 32 [27] 

Report 23: The Land and Valuation Court [PDF, 68Kb], June 1975

Tabled in parliament: 7 August 1975

Legislative action: Environmental Planning and Assessment Act 1979​; Land and Environment Court Act 1979Miscellaneous Acts (Planning) Repeal and Amendment Act 1979  

Judicial citation: Central Air Pty Ltd v Albury-Wodonga (NSW) Corporation [1976] 2 NSWLR 91 at 94​

Terms of reference

To keep under review the Supreme Court Act, 1970, excluding the Fourth Schedule, and to report thereon and on incidental matters, as occasion arises.​