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Working papers   

These Law Reform Commission publications are part of a collection dating back to 1966. Each publication deals with the law at the time it was first published and may not necessarily represent the current law. For advice concerning the current law please consult your legal practitioner.  

WP22 (1983) ​Accident Compensation Working Paper 1: A Transport Accidents Scheme for New South Wales (and Outline)

WP21 (1979) ​Illegally and Improperly Obtained Evidence

WP20 (1978) ​The Course of the Trial

WP19 (1978) Evidence of Disposition

WP18 (1978) Administration Bonds​

WP17 (1976) ​The Courts

WP16 (1976) The Rule against Hearsay

WP15 (1975) Enforcement of Money Judgments: Draft Proposal​

WP14 (1975) ​Procedure (Common Law Pleadings; Scott Schedules)

WP13 (1975) The Sale of Goods: Warranties, Remedies, Frustration and Other Matters

WP12 (1974) Testator's Family Maintenance and Guardianship of Infants Act 1916 [PDF 7.22Mb]

WP11 (1973) Commercial Arbitration​

WP10 (1973) Powers of Attorney

WP9 (1972) ​Evidence: Business Records

WP8 (1972) ​Legislative Powers

​WP7 (1971) ​The Mental Health Act 1958

WP6 (1971) ​Special Constables

WP5 (1969) ​Liability for Animals

​WP4 (1969) ​Covenants in Restraint of Trade

​WP3 (1969) ​Occupier's Liability​

WP2 (1969) ​Deferred Assessment of Damages for Personal Injuries and Interim Payments During the Period of Postponement of Assessment and on the Relevance of Remarriage or Prospects of Remarriage in an Action Under Lord Campbell's Act

​WP1 (1968) ​Defamation​