Recent Cases

Collier v Attorney General (NSW) [2023] NSWCA 273 (16 November 2023) (Ward P, Kirk JA and Griffiths AJA)


APPEALS — Procedure — Vexatious litigants — Where allegations of bias and misconduct without merit — Whether ss 6(a), (c) and (d) of the Vexatious Proceedings Act 2008 (NSW) depend on subjective intent — Whether ss 14 or 17 of the Limitation Act 1969 apply to vexatious proceeding orders — Whether proceedings conducted in a rude and offensive manner can be vexatious — Whether order should be made requiring that leave to institute proceedings be given by Supreme Court — Whether time limit should be imposed on order — No House v The King error established for the discretionary making of vexatious proceeding orders