Recent Cases

Victorian Building Authority v Cau [2023] FCAFC 120 (31 July 2023) (Katzmann, Jackson and Feutrill JJ)


Catchwords:


ADMINISTRATIVE LAW – appeal from judgment and orders allowing an appeal from a decision of the Administrative Appeals Tribunal on a question of law – whether primary judge erred in his interpretation of s 29(1) of the Mutual Recognition Act 1991 (Cth) and meaning of “activities authorised to be carried out under each registration” – where primary judge found the Tribunal erred in its interpretation and application of the Act and in affirming Victorian Building Authority’s refusal of respondent’s application for mutual recognition and registration as a building surveyor under Part 3 of the Act

WORDS AND PHRASES – “activities authorised to be carried out under each registration”