Law Reform (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act 1965 No 32
Current version for 6 December 2002 to date (accessed 30 January 2015 at 18:53)
Long title
NSW Crest

An Act to make provision for and with respect to the mode of trial of certain classes of civil actions; to amend the common law doctrine of contributory negligence; to make further provision for and with respect to the payment or the provision of security for payment of moneys into court in civil actions; to confer on the Supreme Court a special jurisdiction exercisable as an extension of its equitable jurisdiction, to make general declarations of right; to enable the Supreme Court in its Commercial Causes jurisdiction to make declarations of right in addition to or in substitution for verdicts and judgments; to enable the Court of Appeal, in special circumstances, to substitute its assessment for the verdict of a jury; to extend the procedure relating to minor traffic offences; to make amendments of a procedural or administrative nature to various Acts; for these and other purposes to amend the Common Law Procedure Act 1899–1962, the District Courts Act 1912–1965, the Equity Act 1901–1965, the Motor Traffic Act 1909 and certain other Acts in certain respects; and for purposes connected therewith.

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