Health Alert (Australia) - 28 October 2013


In This Issue:

- Judgments

- Legislation

- Reports

- Excerpt from Judgments:

Commonwealth -

23 October 2013 - Maiocchi v Royal Australian & New Zealand College of Psychiatrists [2013] FCA 1046 -

Practice and procedure – whether proceeding should be summarily dismissed pursuant to s 31A of Federal Court of Australia Act 1976 (Cth) as against various respondents – whether application and amended statement of claim should be struck out.

23 October 2013 - Sklavos v Australasian College of Dermatologists [2013] FCA 1065 -

Human rights – disability discrimination – application to strike out claims against multiple respondents – whether applicant can proceed against members of Board – whether Australian Human Rights Commission Act permits complaint against continuing behaviour – utility.

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