Legislative Assembly for the ACT: 2003 Week 8 Hansard (21 August) . . Page.. 3089..
Civil Law (Wrongs) Amendment Bill 2003
Amendments moved by the Attorney-General
Proposed new section 31H (1) (a)
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Proposed new section 31ZYA (4)
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In giving evidence in relation to the question whether particular medical treatment amounts to professional negligence, the expert must have regard to whether the treatment was in accordance with an opinion widely held by a significant number of respected practitioners in Australia in the relevant field.
Proposed new section 118C (2)
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agree to, or allow a court to set, a hearing date for the claim
sign a pleading in relation to the claim
Proposed new section 118D (1)
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an action on a claim for damages is set down for hearing
a pleading has been signed in relation to a claim for damages