Recent Cases

SAS Trustee Corporation v Colquhoun [2022] NSWCA 184 (20 September 2022) (Meagher and White JJA, Griffiths AJA)


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ADMINISTRATIVE LAW – Public Sector – Police Regulation (Superannuation) Act 1906 (NSW) ss 9A(4) and 21(4) – where District Court on appeal de novo backdated respondent’s pension by ten years before date of application – where appeal lies in point of law – where pension may be backdated if decision-maker is satisfied that there are exceptional circumstances that merit its doing so – whether such circumstances are only those which explain the delay in filing an application