Taylor v Owners – Strata Plan No 11564 [2013] NSWCA 55 (18 March 2013)

DAMAGES – claims under the Compensation to Relatives Act 1897 (NSW) – limit on the “claimant’s” income to which a court may have regard when calculating future loss of economic support – whether limit applies to claims under the Compensation to Relatives Act – whether deceased person is a “claimant” – whether appropriate for court to insert words not used by the Parliament – Civil Liability Act 2002 (NSW), s 12

STATUTORY INTERPRETATION – principles – whether words may be read into a provision to qualify the literal meaning – proper scope of a purposive construction


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