Case S66/2011

Lithgow City Council v. Jackson

Case No.


Case Information

Lower Court Judgment

11/06/2010 Supreme Court of New South Wales (Court of Appeal)(Allsop P, Basten JA and Grove J)

[2010] NSWCA 136


Evidence — Admissibility and relevance — Notes of ambulance officers ("Notes") — Whether Notes an opinion and inadmissible under Evidence Act 1995 (NSW) ("the Act") s 76 — Whether Notes a lay opinion and admissible under s 78 of the Act — Whether opinion of underlying matter or event includes perceptions of aftermath of matter or event — Meaning of "necessary" in s 78(b) of the Act — Evidence Act 1995 (NSW) ss 76, 78.

Short Particulars


11/02/2011 Hearing (SLA, Sydney)

24/02/2011 Notice of appeal

11/03/2011 Written submissions (Appellant)

11/03/2011 Chronology (Appellant)

20/04/2011 Written submissions (Respondent)

03/05/2011 Reply

06/05/2011 Hearing (Full Court, Canberra)

28/09/2011 Judgment  (Judgment summary)