Recent Cases

Irlam v Byrnes [2022] NSWCA 81 (03 June 2022) (Simpson AJA, N Adams and Cavanagh JJ)


Catchwords:


JUDGMENTS AND ORDERS — Reasons — Uniform Civil Procedure Rules 2005 (NSW), r 36.2(2) — Delivery of reasons subsequent to delivery of judgment — Delay

APPEALS — From finding of fact — Impermissible inferences — Improper admission or rejection of evidence

TORTS — Intentional torts — Trespass to the person — Battery — Statutory defences — ss 52, 53 and 54 of the Civil Liability Act 2001 (NSW) — Whether contributory negligence is available as a defence to an intentional tort