Review of the law of set-off
Reference received: 26 September 1997
Report 94: Set-off [PDF, 215Kb], February 2000
Tabled in parliament: 4 April 2000
Media Release NSW Law Reform Commission - Set-off (23 March 2000)
Legislative action: Civil Procedure Act 2005 cl 21, Sch 5.29  and Sch 6 cl 6
Discussion Paper 40: Set-off, March 1998
Judical citation: Abignano v Wenkart (1998) 9 BPR 16,765
Terms of reference
- To review the current law relating to set-off with a view to determining whether any change is needed.
- In undertaking the review the Commission should have regard to the law relating to set-off that existed prior to the Imperial Acts Application Act 1969 and to judicial comment on the operation of the provisions in this Act relating to set-off.