Recent Cases

Cappello v Roads and Maritime Services [2019] NSWCA 227 (16 September 2019) (Payne JA at [1]; Brereton JA at [60]; Emmett AJA at [61])


ADMINISTRATIVE LAW – compulsory acquisition of property for the purpose of the construction of a tollway – validity of proposed acquisition notices issued – statutory authority of RMS to acquire land under s 177 of the Roads Act 1993 (NSW)

STATUTORY INTERPRETATION – Roads Act 1993 (NSW), s 177 – meaning of “the purposes of this Act” – whether “the purposes of this Act” are confined to the objects described in s 3 of the Act