Civil Procedure Bench Book

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Civil Procedure Bench Book

This Bench Book is available to assist you with the application of the Civil Procedure Act 2010.

In it, you will find:

  • commentary describing the effects of each substantive part of the Act
  • mini-quizzes to test your knowledge of the Act's provisions
  • scenario-based exercises, to enable you to apply the Act's provisions in a practical way

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**NEW** Index to the Rulings from the Kilmore East - Kinglake Bushfire Class Action

We are pleased to announce our new Index to the Rulings from the Kilmore East-Kinglake Bushfire Class Action. The Kilmore East-Kinglake proceeding was the largest class action in Victorian history. The trial ran for 16 months and heard from 100 witnesses, ultimately settling on 15 July 2014.

The complexity of the proceeding gave rise to 52 published rulings on topics ranging from case management, discovery, subpoenas, the Civil Procedure Act 2010 and the Evidence Act 2008.

The Index allows users to easily navigate the wealth of information contained in those rulings by organising each ruling under its relevant topics, and providing links to take users to a copy of the decisions online.

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Aon Case Note

In Aon Risk Services Australia v ANU (2009) 239 CLR 175, the High Court  delivered an important decision concerning applications to amend pleadings. The decision highlights the importance of avoiding unacceptable delays in proceedings.

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Civil Procedure Bench Book
Updated: 18/09/2017
Published: 07/02/2011

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