Statutory Interpretation – Time, Construction and The Current State of Play
Start time 31 Mar 2021 2:20pm (Australia - Melbourne)
End time 31 Mar 2021 3:20pm (Australia - Melbourne)
Location Live Stream Only
Speaker Ruth Hamnett, Barrister, Victorian Bar
Catering Not included
Designed for Legal practitioners
Product Code S21124
CPD Points:

Substantive Law: 1.0
$120.00
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Statutory Interpretation – Time, Construction and The Current State of Play

1.0
31 Mar 2021 2:20pm - 31 Mar 2021 3:20pm (Australia - Melbourne)
Live Stream Only

Our presenter will outline the current state of statutory interpretation including recent cases and current approaches to statutory interpretation. This session will discuss:

  • Calculating time under the section 44 Interpretation of Legislation Act 1984 - Waterfront Place Pty Ltd v Minister for Planning [2019] VSCA 156;
  • Statutory construction – statutory meaning vs ordinary meaning - Seafarers SafetyRehabilitation and Compensation Authority v Associated Steamships Pty Ltd [2019FCAFC 232;
  • Statutory Interpretation and COVID-19 – How has statutory interpretation been impacted by COVID 19; A discussion of the interpretation of both new and existing legislation during COVID 19;
  • Tips for persuading a court or tribunal to adopt your client’s contended construction.

Presented by: Ruth Hamnett, Barrister, Victorian Bar