Haselhurst v Toyota Motor Corporation Australia Ltd t/as Toyota Australia; Whisson v Subaru (Aust) Pty Ltd; Kularathne v Honda Australia Pty Ltd; Brewster v BMW Australia Ltd; Bond v Nissan Motor Co (Australia) Pty… [2020] NSWCA 66 (22 April 2020) (Bell P at [1]; Macfarlan JA at [19]; Leeming JA at [20]; Payne JA at [21]; Emmett AJA at [132].)


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CIVIL PROCEDURE – representative proceedings – Part 10 Civil Procedure Act – group members – s 183 – interlocutory order made to facilitate settlement at proposed mediation – registration of group members – group members who did not register barred from receiving any settlement amount – order that group members barred from bringing subsequent proceedings against defendant – power to make order

CIVIL PROCEDURE – representative proceedings – Part 10 Civil Procedure Act – group members – s 183 – registration of group members – group members who did not register barred from receiving any settlement and from bringing subsequent proceedings against defendant – whether discretion to make order miscarried