Spear, Fay v Hallenstein, Harold (in his capacity as the State Coroner); Hill, Robert; Saunders, Glenn; Butts, Peter; Coburn, John; Forti, Jeffrey; Smith, Donald; Grimshaw, Rodney and Ferguson, Christopher [2018] VSC 169

STATUTORY INTERPRETATION
Judgment type: 
Supreme Court of Victoria
Judge(s): 
Niall JA
Parties: 

Spear, Fay v Hallenstein, Harold (in his capacity as the State Coroner); Hill, Robert; Saunders, Glenn; Butts, Peter; Coburn, John; Forti, Jeffrey; Smith, Donald; Grimshaw, Rodney and Ferguson, Christopher

Judgment Date: 
13 April 2018
Catchwords: 

STATUTORY INTERPRETATION - Accrued rights - Whether plaintiff accrued right to bring application under repealed provision of Coroners Act 1985 - Whether contrary intention expressly appears - No accrued right to bring application - Contrary intention appears - Coroners Act 1985 s59 - Coroners Act 2008 s123(2), sch 1 - Interpretation of Legislation Act 1984 s14(2).

Citation: 
[2018] VSC 169