Great Scott! Sections 43A and 45 to the rescue for public authoritiesAuthor : Sean O'Connor, Michael Fung

Sean O’Connor (Partner) and Michael Fung (Associate) review the recent NSW Court of Appeal decision in Mansfield v Great Lakes Council [2016] NSWCA 204, which discusses the evidence needed for a plaintiff to overcome a defence under section 43A (applicable to public authorities) and section 45 (applicable to road authorities) of the Civil Liability Act 2002 (NSW).