Case S53/2017

Ramsay Health Care Australia Pty Ltd v. Compton

Case No.


Case Information

Lower Court Judgment

17/08/2016 Federal Court of Australia (Siopis J, Katzmann J, Moshinsky J)

[2016] FCAFC 106


Bankruptcy – Bankruptcy Act 1966 (Cth) s 52 – Application to “go behind” judgment debt – Principle of finality – Whether Full Federal Court applied wrong test for “going behind” judgment – Whether court may go behind judgment in any circumstance where debtor adduces evidence which shows “substantial reason to believe” debt not owed.

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10/03/2017 Hearing (SLA, Sydney)

16/03/2017 Notice of appeal

29/03/2017 Written submissions (Appellant)

29/03/2017 Chronology (Appellant)

19/04/2017 Written submissions (Respondent)

26/04//2017 Reply

04/05/2017 Hearing (Full Court, Canberra) (Audio-visual recording)

17/08/2017 Reasons for judgment (Judgment summary)