Administrative Law

Ali v AAI Limited [2016] NSWCA 110 ADMINISTRATIVE LAW – judicial review – motor vehicle accident – review of certificate of medical assessor – scope of statutory duty to give reasons – extent of reference to large volume of material supplied by parties – relevant...

MACA Claims Assessors: concise reasons

Zahed v IAG Limited t/as NRMA Insurance [2016] NSWCA 55 Leeming JA 3. Subsection 94(5) of the Motor Accidents Compensation Act 1999 (NSW) required the Assessor to “attach a brief statement to the certificate, setting out the assessor’s reasons for the assessment”....

The "face of the record"

Allianz Australia Insurance Limited v Zein [2016] NSWSC 196   This Court’s jurisdiction 15  This Court has jurisdiction under s 69(3) of the Supreme Court Act to grant relief in respect of an error of law on the face of the record. The record includes the claim...

Administrative review

ADMINISTRATIVE LAW – judicial review – medical review panel – assessment of degree of permanent impairment under the Motor Accidents Compensation Act 1999 (NSW) – failure to take into account relevant considerations – whether the failure to refer to particular...