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Decisions and cases

Decisions about administration matters made by:

The following de-identified list of cases, found on the Australasian Legal Information Institute website, best represents the law and procedures of administration for adults:


    Action of administrators

    Acted with independent advice

    AAB, Re [2008] QGAAT 22

    Conflict transaction

    KPL, Re [2003] QGAAT 12
    CCR, Re [2005] QGAAT 79
    JK, Re [2005] QGAAT 58
    HAF, Re [2007] QGAAT 80
    TAD, Re [2008] QGAAT 76

    Family maintenance provisions

    MAC, Re [2006} QGAAT 43

    Gifts

    KJS, Re [2003] QGAAT 27
    CMB, Re [2004] QGAAT 20 (particularly the dissenting decision)

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    Appropriateness and competence of appointees

    HAD, Re [2003] QGAAT 5
    VGM, Re [2003] QGAAT 22
    GAAT v PTQ [2005] QSC 126
    CMG, re [2006] QGAAT 72
    BJA, Re [2006] QGAAT 41
    BH, Re [2006] QGAAT 66
    PLC, Re [2006] QGAAT 89
    WM, Re [2006] QGAAT 81
    BAC, Re [2007] QGAAT 24
    OAA, Re [2007] QGAAT 4
    TAB, re [2008] QGAAT 5

    Family conflict

    MK, Re, [2004] QGAAT 1
    BAK, Re [2006] QGAAT 59

    Reviews under s.31

    JRH, Re [2003] QGAAT 11
    NSA, Re [2003] QGAAT 20
    BE, Re [2006] QGAAT 13
    BMN, Re [2006] QGAAT 18
    MME, Re [2006] QGAAT 84
    BAE, Re [2007] QGAAT 44

    Non-compliance with duties and responsibilities

    LE, Re [2004] QGAAT 41
    SJP, Re [2006] QGAAT 62
    EAA, Re [2007] QGAAT 37

    Adult resident outside Australia

    DAA, Re [2008] QGAAT 1

    Conflicts of Interest

    CGR, Re [2005] QGAAT 8

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    Capacity

    IDC, Re [2003] QGAAT 7
    HKA, Re [2004] QGAAT 55
    LMT, Re [2004] QGAAT 3
    CA, Re [2006] QGAAT 2
    BH, Re [2006] QGAAT 66
    HG, Re, [2006] QGAAT 26
    KAC, Re [2007] QGAAT 40
    SAF, Re [2007] QGAAT 20
    TAA, Re [2007] QGAAT 14
    WAB, Re [2007] QGAAT 12
    BAK, Re [2008] QGAAT 74
    KAF, Re [2008] QGAAT 91

    Capacity to give instruction to legal practitioners

    WM, Re [2004] QGAAT 43
    BG, Re [2005] QGAAT 9
    MV, Re [2005] QGAAT 46
    SE, Re [2005] QGAAT 35
    SE No. 2, Re [2005] QGAAT 66
    WM, Re [2005] QGAAT 43
    PLC, Re [2006] QGAAT 89
    CAC, Re [2008] QGAAT 45

    Compulsory medical treatment

    L, Re [2005] QGAAT 13
    CJ, Re [2006] QGAAT 11

    Confidentiality orders

    RJE, Re [2005] QGAAT 4
    MHE, Re [2006] QGAAT 9
    MLI, Re [2006] QGAAT 31
    MAE, Re [2007] QGAAT 61

    Doubt raised about capacity

    FLJ, Re [2006] QGAAT 15
    HAA, Re [2007] QGAAT 6
    MAD, Re [2007] QGAAT 56
    NAA, Re [2007] QGAAT 5
    SAH, Re [2007] QGAAT 36

    Freely and voluntarily

    GAG, Re [2002] QGAAT 5
    MV, Re [2005] QGAAT 46
    BH, Re [2006] QGAAT 66
    PCM, Re [2006] QGAAT 56
    ZJ, Re [2006] QGAAT 36

    Presumption not rebutted

    SNB, Re [2004] QGAAT 4
    GGH, RE [2005] QGAAT 54
    MAK, Re [2006] QGAAT 65
    WJE, Re [2006] QGAAT 64
    SAI, Re [2007] QGAAT 50

    To conduct legal proceedings

    CAC, Re [2008] QGAAT 45
    MAE, Re [2008] QGAAT 34

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    Compensation

    WCD, Re [2006] QGAAT 27
    WCD No 2 Re [2006] QGAAT 44
    TAD, Re [2008] QGAAT 76

    Costs and remuneration

    Costs of parties

    GAG, Re [2002] QGAAT 5
    ERF, Re [2005] QGAAT 62
    MHE, Re [2006] QGAAT 9
    KAC, Re [2007] QGAAT 40
    SAE, Re [2007] QGAAT 18
    FAA, Re [2008] QGAAT 3

    Remuneration of guardian

    JDF, Re [2005] QGAAT 12
    ME, Re [2006] QGAAT 22
    RAD, Re [2007] QGAAT 58
    TAD, Re [2008] QGAAT 76

    Remuneration of attorney

    PLC, Re [2006] QGAAT 89

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    Enduring powers of attorney

    Attorneys not consulting with other appointees/family

    MME, Re [2005] QGAAT 70
    JFR, Re [2006] QGAAT 49
    PLC, Re [2006] QGAAT 89

    Conflict transactions

    PLC, Re [2006] QGAAT 89
    BAB, Re [2007] QGAAT 19
    KAA, Re [2008] QGAAT 7

    Declarations and directions

    See: VJC v NSC [2005]QSC 68
    WFM, Re [2006] QGAAT 54
    KAC, Re [2007] QGAAT 40
    WAC, re [2007] QGAAT 15
    YAA, Re [2007] QGAAT 68
    TAD, Re [2008] QGAAT 76

    Directions

    SVG, Re [2002] QGAAT 3

    End of life

    HG, Re [2006] QGAAT 26
    MHE, Re [2006] QGAAT 9
    SAJ, Re [2007] QGAAT 62

    Gambling

    HKA, Re [2004] QGAAT 55
    WJE, Re [2006] QGAAT 64
    SAF, Re [2007] QGAAT 20

    Inadequate records

    WCD, Re [2006] QGAAT 27

    Inappropriate financial transactions by attorney

    DEM, Re [2005] QGAAT 59
    HJ, Re [2006] QGAAT 67
    GED, Re [2006] QGAAT 83
    RRI, Re [2006] QGAAT 40
    WCD, Re [2006] QGAAT 27

    Interim order

    LTW, Re [2006] QGAAT 60
    SKE, Re [2006] QGAAT 92
    WSF, Re [2006] QGAAT 79
    MAA, Re [2007] QGAAT 3

    Revocation

    TGD, Re [2005] QGAAT 16
    PLC, Re [2006] QGAAT 89
    GMAV, Re [2006] QGAAT 88

    Stay of decisions

    DD, Re [2006] QGAAT 78
    ME, Re [2006] QGAAT 22

    Undue influence

    LCG, Re [2003] QGAAT 15
    RAE, Re [2008] QGAAT 89

    Validity

    AC, Re [2003] QGAAT 18
    CAA, Re [2003] QGAAT 31
    BAD, Re [2007] QGAAT 31
    CAB, Re [2007] QGAAT 23
    HAA, Re [2007] QGAAT 6
    FAA, Re [2008] QGAAT 3

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    Leave for legal representation

    KAA, Re [2008] QGAAT 7

    Referral to other public bodies

    Director-General of Queensland Health/ Disability Services Queensland

    GAC, Re [2007] QGAAT 73

    Queensland Law Society/Legal Services Commission

    AJS, Re [2006] QGAAT 33
    AWH, Re [2006] QGAAT 32
    CAB, Re [2007] QGAAT 23
    KAA, Re [2008] QGAAT 7

    Queensland Police Service

    SJP, Re [2006] QGAAT 62

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    Referral to Supreme Court

    MJG, Re [2004] QGAAT 58
    GAAT v PTQ [2005]
    Re Langham & Ors [2005] QSC 127
    QSC 126 Re [2005] QGAAT 13
    TAD, Re [2007] QGAAT 43 GAAT v Perpetual T’ees [2008] QSC 49

    Standing

    EEP, Re [2005] QGAAT 45
    MAD, Re [2007] QGAAT 56

    Withdrawals/dismissals

    BMR, Re [2006] QGAAT 21
    CJW, Re [2006] QGAAT 35
    DAA, Re [2007] QGAAT 60
    GAA, Re [2007] QGAAT 16
    HAC, Re [2008] QGAAT 90

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    Descriptions of QCAT's jurisdiction on this website are general information only. They do not definitively describe the types of applications on which QCAT can make decisions. The relevant legislation determines QCAT's jurisdiction. If you are unsure about your legal rights, you should seek legal advice. Your individual circumstances should guide any actions taken to resolve your dispute.

    Last reviewed
    9 November 2011
    Last updated
    20 October 2014

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