Civil Liability Amendment Bill 2003


Bill No.186

SynopsisThe purpose of this Bill is to expand on the Civil Liability Act 2002 by codifying, and in some cases varying, certain common law rules of negligence in relation to foreseeability, standard of care, causation and remoteness of damage and contributory negligence. Most of the amendments give effect to key recommendations of the Review of the Law of Negligence (the 'Ipp Report').

StatusAssented to 10/30/2003
Royal Assent given 30 Oct 2003 as Act No. 58 of 2003. This Act comes into operation on a day fixed by Proclamation (see Assent and Commencement information for Acts)

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Legislative Assembly DateNote No.Related Documents
Introduced 03/20/2003  
First Reading 03/20/2003  
Second Reading 03/20/2003  
Second Reading Speech   
Second Reading Agreed 05/08/2003  
Consideration in Detail 05/08/2003  
Amendments adopted 06/19/2003  
Third Reading 06/24/2003  


Legislative Council DateNote No.Related Documents
First Reading 06/26/2003  
Second Reading 06/26/2003  
Second Reading Speech   
Second Reading Agreed 09/18/2003  
Committee of the whole 10/14/2003  
Amendments adopted 10/15/2003  
Third Reading 10/16/2003  


Messages Between Houses DateNote No.
Legislative Council sent to the Legislative Assembly  10/16/2003  
Consideration of Legislative Council Message   10/23/2003  


Other Procedures DateNote No.Related Links
Amendments agreed to by Legislative Assembly  10/23/2003