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Vexatious Proceedings Act 2005 – 28 September 2007

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A person who believes proceedings against them are vexatious may apply to the Supreme Court (after obtaining its leave to do so) for an order staying all or part of the proceeding. An order will only be made where the court is satisfied that the person instituting or conducting vexatious proceedings has done so before and frequently. Note: What constitutes vexatious for the purposes of this Act can be found in the Schedule dictionary.

  • Sections 3, 5, 6, 10, Schedule
Reason for law

To restrict vexatious proceedings (Long Title of Act)

Relevant links

Vexatious litigants [Queensland Courts]

Register of vexatious litigants

Highlighted practice direction

2010/05 – Application for leave by vexatious litigants





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