Full Court Minute Books

Case B47/2018

Brisbane City Council v. Amos

Case No.


Case Information

Lower Court Judgment

20/02/2018 Supreme Court of Queensland (Court of Appeal) (Fraser JA, Philippides JA, Dalton J)

[2018] QCA 11


Procedure – Limitation periods – Limitation of Actions Act 1974 (Qld) – Where Council commenced proceeding against respondent for overdue rates and charges – Where primary judge gave judgment for Council – Where majority of Court of Appeal allowed appeal on basis part of claim beyond 6 year limitation period in s 10(1)(d) of Act – Whether majority erred in holding proceeding falls within both ss 10(1)(d) and 26(1) of Act and inconsistency should be resolved by applying shorter limitation period in s 10(1)(d).

Short Particulars


14/09/2018 Hearing (SLA, Brisbane)

24/09/2018 Notice of appeal

02/11/2018 Written submissions (Appellant)

02/11/2018 Chronology (Appellant)

30/11/2018 Written submissions (Respondent)

21/12/2018 Reply

09/04/2019 Hearing (Full Court, Brisbane)

09/04/2019 Outline of oral argument (Appellant)

09/04/2019 Outline of oral argument (Respondent)

04/09/2019 Judgment (Judgment summary)