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Thursday, 6 November 2014
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Sino Iron Pty Ltd v Mineralogy Ptd Ltd (WASC) - pleadings - leave to make uncontroversial amendments to defence nine days before hearing
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Sino Iron Pty Ltd v Mineralogy Ptd Ltd [2014] WASC 406
Supreme Court of Western Australia
Edelman J
Pleadings - trial of action listed to be heard in nine working days' time - Mineralogy sought leave to make radical amendments to its defence and to file a counterclaim -
Mineralogy's eighth pleading in just over a year - minor amendments - other categories of amendments involving serious threat to trial dates or certain vacation of trial dates - held: some of Mineralogy's proposed amendments not controversial and involved matters of law which would not have any substantial effect on trial - Mineralogy granted leave to make those amendments - however in all the circumstances of this case, leave refused in relation to all remaining proposed amendments.
Sino Iron Pty Ltd