MARSH -v- BAXTER [No 2] [2014] WASC 187

Link to Appeal: [2015] WASCA 169  

(2014) 46 WAR 377
SUPREME COURT OF WESTERN AUSTRALIA
[2014] WASC 187
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CIV 1561/2012
10-20, 27 & 28 FEBRUARY 2014
KENNETH MARTIN J
28/05/2014
Perth
Action dismissed
A
STEPHEN WILLIAM MARSH
MICHAEL OWEN BAXTER
SUSAN GENEVIEVE MARSH
Negligence
Duty of care
Pure economic loss
No physical injury to persons or property
Scope of liability
Causation of damage
Civil Liability Act 2002 (WA), s 5B, s 5C Nuisance
Private
Unreasonable interference with use or enjoyment of interest in land
Nature of interference
Whether Civil Liability Act 2002 (WA) applies to cause of action in nuisance
Farmer grows and swathes genetically modified canola
Swathes blown to neighbour's land
Neighbour holds contract with organic certifying body
Certifying body decertifies neighbour's land
Civil Liability Act 2002 (WA)
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