Recent Cases

Hassan v Sydney Local Health District (No 4) [2021] NSWCA 187 (27 August 2021) (Bell P; Basten JA; Leeming JA)


CIVIL PROCEDURE – abuse of process – where the Court may exercise its inherent powers to prevent an abuse of its process – where the Court deemed it appropriate that an order in the nature of that made in Teoh v Hunters Hill Council (No 4) [2011] NSWCA 324 be made

CIVIL PROCEDURE – notice of motion – where applicant filed notice of motion challenging earlier orders by judges of the Court and in part repeating relief that had previously been sought and refused – where the notice of motion was dismissed as an abuse of process or as being either vexatious or oppressive, or as disclosing no arguable basis for the relief sought