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Tabled in parliament: 9 November 2011
Legislative action: See NSW Government response to NSW Law Reform Commission Report 131 Compensation to Relatives (Tabled 22 May 2012)
Consultation Paper 14: Compensation to relatives [PDF, 500Kb], May 2011
The Law Reform Commission is to inquire into the legislation governing the provision of damages, including under the Compensation to Relatives Act 1897, Law Reform (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act 1944, Dust Diseases Tribunal Act 1989 and Civil Liability Act 2002.
In particular, the Commission is:
We acknowledge Aboriginal people as the First Nations Peoples of NSW and pay our respects to Elders past, present and future. We acknowledge the ongoing connection Aboriginal people have to this land and recognise Aboriginal people as the original custodians of this land.