Civil Liability (Non-economic loss) Amendment Order 2018 (NSW)

28/09/2018

Practice and procedure

The object of the Civil Liability (Non-economic Loss) Order 2010 is to adjust, for the year commencing 1 October 2018, the maximum amount that may be awarded for damages for non-economic loss under the Civil Liability Act 2002 (the Act). Section 17 of the Act requires the Minister to declare the amount in each year. The amount is to be indexed by reference to movements in average weekly earnings. An amount specified in the Civil Liability (Non-economic Loss) Order 2010 (as amended by this Order) applies to the exclusion of the corresponding amount specified in section 16 (2) of the Act.

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