On its proper construction the MAC Act does not require a medical assessor to make a determination as to what elements of an incident involving a motor vehicle during which a person was injured was a “motor accident” within the meaning of s 3 of the MAC Act: , , , .
(5) Order that the appellant’s solicitor –
(a) not charge his client with more than 50% of the costs and disbursements associated with preparing the Blue appeal books;
(b) to the extent that such costs or disbursements have already been paid or might be paid in the future, reimburse the client for that amount; and
(c) give the client written notification of the terms of this order.
ASSOCIATIONS AND CLUBS – declaratory relief sought pursuant to s 21 of Federal Court of Australia Act 1976 (Cth) – whether subject matter of declarations sought is justiciable – when Court will intervene in internal affairs of voluntary associations – where association is a company limited by guarantee – where issues do not relate to rules in association’s Constitution but rather the terms of a Senior Counsel Protocol – where no contractual or property rights affected – whether issues involve threat or interference with applicant’s livelihood or reputation.
CORPORATIONS – members’ rights and remedies – oppression – whether conduct of the association’s affairs in connection with applicant’s Senior Counsel application and appointment process was oppressive to, unfairly prejudicial to or unfairly discriminatory against the applicant – Corporations Act 2001 (Cth), ss 232, 233.
Liability limited by a scheme approved under professional standards legisation.