Police officers: duty of care owed by State

State of New South Wales v Briggs [2016] NSWCA 344 1. Per curiam: In relation to the numerically large body of police officers, breach of a duty of care must be assessed in light of a postulated system that should have been devised, or a general instruction which...

Duty of development consent authority

Bankstown City Council v Zraika; Roads and Maritime Services v Zraika [2016] NSWCA 51   LOCAL GOVERNMENT – development consent – function of determining applications for development consent – whether local council as planning authority owed duty of care – nature...

A test for whether a public authority owes a duty a care?

Hammond v The State of New South Wales [2013] NSWSC 1930 Adamson J    [51]  All parties referred me to the following six-step test identified by McHugh J in Crimmins at [93] and accepted that it was the correct test to apply to determine when the Commonwealth, States,...

Non-delegability

Negligence  Duty of care  Local education authority  Claimant school pupil injured during school-arranged swimming lesson organised and provided on-site by independent contractor  Swimming teacher and lifeguard employed by independent contractor  Claimant...