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Principles of Civil Procedure in Queensland


Cairns, BC, Principles of Civil Procedure in Queensland, Thomson Reuters, Australia, pp. 407. ISBN 9780455232621 (2015) [Authored Other Book]


The fundamentals of all Australian civil jurisdictions are substantially the same, but each jurisdiction is still unique and has its own particular characteristics. This new book by the well-regarded author of Australian Civil Procedure (now in its tenth edition) puts the fundamentals of the civil litigation system into a Queensland context. Principles of Civil Procedure in Queensland is intended for students studying civil procedure or civil litigation. All topics prescribed for Civil Procedure for admission as a legal practitioner in Queensland are included in this book. Those topics discuss: the nature, sources and function of procedural law, including overriding objective justice and efficiencies; the structure of the Queensland civil court system and the civil jurisdiction of the Supreme Court, the District Court, the Magistrates Courts and the Queensland Civil and Administrative Tribunal; the process for commencing proceedings, including limitation periods, joining multiple plaintiffs and defendants, and selecting proper form of originating process; how to serve originating process, including outside of Australia; the Notice of Intention to Defend,...

Item Details

Item Type:Authored Other Book
Research Division:Law and Legal Studies
Research Group:Legal systems
Research Field:Civil procedure
Objective Division:Law, Politics and Community Services
Objective Group:Justice and the law
Objective Field:Justice and the law not elsewhere classified
UTAS Author:Cairns, BC (Dr Bernard Cairns)
ID Code:101281
Year Published:2015
Deposited By:Faculty of Law
Deposited On:2015-06-16
Last Modified:2015-06-16

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