Monthly Archives: January 2016

Civil Liability Act – when is a council protected from liability arising from defects in paths and roads?

A recent decision of the Full Bench of the NSW Court of Appeal has reconsidered the special protection councils (in their capacity as roads authorities) have from liability in relation to road work where they do not have actual knowledge of … Continue reading

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Local Government Act Amendments – Phase 1 Consultation

The Office of Local Government has issued the ‘Explanatory Paper: proposed Phase 1 amendments’ (Explanatory Paper) to the Local Government Act 1993 (LG Act). The Explanatory Paper provides an overview of proposed changes to the LG Act for the purpose of … Continue reading

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