Fatal Accidents Amendment Bill 2008

Bill No.274

SynopsisThe purpose of this Bill is to amend the Fatal Accidents Act 1959 so that damages for pain and suffering and loss of enjoyment of life received by the estate of a victim of an asbestos related disease under the Law Reform (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act 1941 are not taken into account when calculating the value of the benefits lost by the victim's dependants for the purpose of a claim by by those dependants under the Fatal Accidents Act 1959.

StatusAssented to 05/19/2008
This Act came into operation on Royal Assent - Royal Assent given 19 May 2008 as Act No. 20 of 2008

Current Bill


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Legislative Assembly DateNote No.Related Documents
Introduced 04/09/2008  
First Reading 04/09/2008  
Second Reading 04/09/2008  
Second Reading Speech   
Second Reading Agreed 05/06/2008  
Consideration in Detail 05/06/2008  
Amendments adopted 05/06/2008  
Third Reading 05/07/2008  

Legislative Council DateNote No.Related Documents
Introduced 05/08/2008  
First Reading 05/08/2008  
Second Reading 05/08/2008  
Second Reading Speech   
Second Reading Agreed 05/14/2008  
Third Reading 05/14/2008