Recent Cases

Ferdinands v Registrar Cridland [2022] FCAFC 80 (16 May 2022) (Charlesworth, Burley and Cheeseman JJ)


ADMINISTRATIVE LAW — concurrent appeals – appellant lodging documents for filing – Registrars rejecting the documents under r 2.26 of the Federal Court Rules 2011 (Cth) – primary judge dismissing applications for judicial review of the Registrars’ decisions —primary judge concluding that the Registrars did not err in characterising the documents as an abuse of process, vexatious or frivolous—primary judge concluding that r 2.26 did not confer judicial power—primary judge concluding that the litigation sought to be commenced by the appellant was beyond the jurisdiction of the Court and foredoomed to fail — no appealable error – appeals – appeals dismissed