Recent Cases

Secretary, Department of Communities and Justice v Stewart [2024] NSWCA 59 (20 March 2024) (Leeming and Stern JJA, Griffiths AJA)


STATUTORY INTERPRETATION – meaning of “unpaid leave” – whether a period of absence from work due to incapacity from an injury for which a worker was paid workers compensation constitutes a “period of unpaid leave” – cl 2(3)(a) of Sch 3 to the Workers Compensation Act 1987 (NSW) – reg 8E of the Workers Compensation Regulation 2016 (NSW)