Recent Cases

Luck v Secretary of Services Australia [2022] FCAFC 195 (05 December 2022) (Farrell, Sarah C Derrington and Raper JJ)


BANKRUPTCY – Effect of bankruptcy on proceedings –Commencement of appeal by bankrupt before sequestration – Stay of proceedings until election by trustee – Whether proceedings deemed abandoned – Proceedings for judicial review of decision by Administrative Appeals Tribunal relating to documents sought under Freedom of Information Act 1982 (Cth) – Whether proceedings to vindicate breach of human rights – Whether proceedings in respect of “any personal injury or wrong” within s 60(4) Bankruptcy Act 1966 (Cth)