Construction Monday, 16 March 2015 View in browser

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Supple v Building Appeals Board (VSC) - administrative law - no error in determination of Building Appeals Board – proceeding dismissed 
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 Supple v Building Appeals Board [2015] VSC 83
Supreme Court of Victoria
Kaye JA
Administrative law - plaintiff sought review of determination of Building Appeals Board in respect of appeal to it under s141 Building Act 1993 (Vic) as to appropriateness of building work, and in respect of disputes referred under ss152 &153 - held: determination effective and did not need to be reconsidered by a new panel of Board) - Board had jurisdiction to hear matter and did not fail to take into account relevant matter - Board did not fail to give adequate reasons for determination - application for judicial review failed - proceeding dismissed