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COMPETITION AND CONSUMER ACT 2010 - SECT 87T

Referring to earlier decisions on non-economic loss

             (1)  In determining personal injury damages for non-economic loss, the court may refer to earlier decisions of the court or of other courts for the purpose of establishing the appropriate award in the proceeding.

             (2)  For that purpose, the parties to the proceeding or their counsel may bring the court's attention to awards of personal injury damages for non-economic loss in those earlier decisions.

             (3)  This section does not affect the rules for determination of other damages or compensation.



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