Recent Cases

Guan v Li [2022] NSWCA 173 (05 September 2022) (Bell CJ, Ward P and Meagher JA)


Catchwords:


APPEALS – jurisdiction of appellate court – Court of Appeal – cross-vesting – whether Court of Appeal had jurisdiction to determine appeal – whether proposed appeal involved a matter for determination arising under s 90K of the Family Law Act 1975 (Cth) – whether application for leave to appeal was required to be instituted in and could only be determined by Full Court of the Federal Court and Family Court of Australia – Jurisdiction of Courts (Cross-Vesting) Act 1987 (Cth) s 7

COURTS AND JUDGES – jurisdiction – Court of Appeal – cross-vesting – whether Court of Appeal had jurisdiction to determine appeal – whether proposed appeal involved a matter for determination arising under s 90K of the Family Law Act 1975 (Cth) – whether application for leave to appeal was required to be instituted in and could only be determined by Full Court of the Federal Court and Family Court of Australia – Jurisdiction of Courts (Cross-Vesting) Act 1987 (Cth) s 7