Crown Proceedings Act 1988 No 70
5 Crown may be sued
(1) Any person, having or deeming himself, herself or itself to have
any just claim or demand whatever against the Crown (not being a claim or
demand against a statutory corporation representing the Crown) may bring civil
proceedings against the Crown under the title “State of New South
Wales” in any competent court.
(2) Civil proceedings against the Crown shall be commenced in the same
way, and the proceedings and rights of the parties in the case shall as nearly
as possible be the same, and judgment and costs shall follow or may be awarded
on either side, and shall bear interest, as in an ordinary case between
subject and subject.