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Sceam Constructions P/L (ACN 141 136 816) v Clyne, James & Clyne, Nyree [2021] VSCA 270

CORPORATIONS
Victorian Court of Appeal
Judge(s): 
Ferguson CJ, Sifris and Walker JJA
Parties: 

Sceam Constructions P/L (ACN 141 136 816) v Clyne, James & Clyne, Nyree

Judgment Date: 
27 September 2021
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CORPORATIONS - Application to set aside statutory demand under s 459G Corporations Act 2001 (Cth) by reason of alleged genuine dispute - Whether affidavit filed with application raised genuine dispute relied upon to set aside notice of demand - Consideration of meaning of 'supporting' in s 459G(3) Corporations Act - Whether affidavit must 'fairly alert', give 'fair notice', raise 'expressly, by necessary inference or by a reasonably available inference', the basis for application - Application for leave to appeal granted - Appeal dismissed - Graywinter Properties Pty Ltd v Gas & Fuel Corporation Superannuation Fund (1996) 70 FCR 452; Malec Holdings Pty Ltd v Scotts Agencies Pty Ltd (in liq) [2015] VSCA 330; GoConnect Ltd v Sino Strategic International Ltd (in liq) [2016] VSCA 315; NA Investment Holdings Pty Ltd v Perpetual Nominees Ltd [2010] NSWCA 210; Ziegler atf Doris Gayst Testamentary Trust v Cenric Group Pty Ltd [2020] NSWCA 85 considered.

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