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Lonergan, Peter William v The trustees of the Sisters of Saint Joseph & Bishop Bird, Paul as the nominated proper defendant in respect of the Catholic Diocese of Ballarat [2021] VSC 650

INSTITUTIONAL LIABILITY, PRACTICE AND PROCEDURE
Supreme Court of Victoria
Division: 
Common Law Division
Judge(s): 
Keogh J
Parties: 

Lonergan, Peter William v The trustees of the Sisters of Saint Joseph & Bishop Bird, Paul as the nominated proper defendant in respect of the Catholic Diocese of Ballarat

Judgment Date: 
9 August 2021
Catchwords: 

INSTITUTIONAL LIABILITY - PRACTICE AND PROCEDURE - Application for temporary stay pending outcome in proceeding with defendant in common - Application refused - Admissibility of tendency evidence - Business record exception to the hearsay rule - Whether probative value of hearsay evidence outweighed by danger of unfair prejudice to the defendants - Tucker v Victoria [2021] VSCA 120 - DP (a pseudonym) v Bishop Paul Bird (Ruling) [2021] VSC 453 - Evidence Act 2008 (Vic) s 97.

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