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Published by Amanda Kmetyk
Nov 15, 2018 in Insurance

Damages for misfeasance in public office: Nyoni v Shire of Kellerberrin

The tort of misfeasance in public office (misfeasance) is not commonly litigated. When defending a claim of misfeasance, how should a government agency assess its exposure to damages? The decisions in Nyoni v Shire of Kellerberrin [2017] FCAFC 59 and Nyoni v Shire of Kellerberrin (no 10) [2018] FCA 1576 considered the scope of the ‘misuse of public power’ element of the tort and provide useful insight the Federal Court’s current approach to...
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