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Case M52/2013

Wingfoot Australia Partners Pty Ltd and Anor v. Kocak and Ors

Case No.


Case Information

Lower Court Judgment

23/10/2012 Supreme Court of Victoria (Court of Appeal) (Nettle, Osborn JJA, Davies AJA)

[2012] VSCA 259


Statutes – Whether by virtue of s 68(4) of the Accident Compensation Act 1985 (“ACA”) a court is bound to accept medical panel opinions – Whether function exercised by medical panel under s 68 ACA is quasi-adjudicative/investigative – Appropriate content of right to reasons under s 68(2).
Administrative Law – Judicial review – Certiorari – Error of law on face of record – Whether failure to give adequate reasons constituted an error of law on the face of the record.

Short Particulars


10/05/2013 Hearing (SLA, Melbourne)

23/05/2013 Notice of appeal

14/06/2013 Written submissions (Appellants)

14/06/2013 Chronology (Appellants)

25/06/2013 Written submissions (Second and Third Respondents)

05/07/2013 Written submissions (First Respondent)

19/07/2013 Reply

14/08/2013 Hearing (Full Court, Canberra)

30/10/2013 Judgment  (Judgment summary)