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October 19, 2009
  Gillespie v Swift Australia P/L [2009] QCA 316 Gillespie’s decision discusses whether reasonable steps did not require the taking of further medical advice prior to a certain point in time. In determining the meaning of section 31(2)(a)-(c) of the Limitation of Actions Act 1974 it was held at paragraph 20: In considering whether reasonable...
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Waco’s case  involved a prosecution pursuant to section 8(2) of the Occupational Health and Safety Act 2000 NSW. The central issue was whether certain documents were privileged pursuant to legal profession privileged in an OHS prosecution, namely the investigation report commissioned by Waco’s external lawyers. Ultimately, the court found they were in accordance with the dominant purpose...
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