Recent Cases

Cheng v Motor Yacht Sales Australia Pty Ltd t/as the Boutique Boat Company [2022] NSWCA 118 (06 July 2022) (Bell CJ, Ward P and Basten AJA)


Catchwords:


APPEALS – leave to appeal – principles governing – monetary threshold – whether application identified issue of principle, question of public importance or reasonably clear injustice – where Parliament intended that matters involving relatively small amounts in issue should not come before the Court of Appeal as of right – where there is need for proportionality between value of matter and costs of proceedings

CIVIL PROCEDURE – Court of Appeal – leave to appeal – monetary threshold – whether application identified issue of principle, question of public importance or reasonably clear injustice – where Parliament intended that matters involving relatively small amounts in issue should not come before the Court of Appeal as of right – where there is need for proportionality between value of matter and costs of proceedings