Motor and Traffic Law New South Wales

Practice Area: Transport

Jurisdiction: New South Wales

Description: Motor and Traffic Law New South Wales consolidates all the essential information for the practice of motor and traffic law in New South Wales. This authoritative text, now celebrating its 25th year of continuous publication, includes annotations to the major legislation underpinning motor accident compensation in NSW: the Motor Accidents Compensation Act 1999 and guidelines, the Motor Accident Injuries Act 2017 and guidelines, and the Lifetime Care and Support Legislation (LTCS). It also contains the Australian Road Rules, the Road Transport Acts and Regulations, and the National Heavy Vehicle Law, each comprehensively annotated. The New Developments chapter keeps subscribers up to date with all recent changes in motor traffic law and important recent court decisions.

The service also includes a comprehensive guide on Civil Liability and the Law of Damages, and practice and procedural guides on the handling of claims. To assist practitioners, summaries of the main provisions of the Motor Accident Injuries Act 2017, the Motor Accidents Compensation Act 1999 and the Road Transport legislation have also been provided. A reference to forms and their whereabouts is also included in the service.

The highly respected former NSW Local Court Magistrate Dr Elwyn Elms OAM is the author of Motor and Traffic Law New South Wales. For 25 years Dr Elms has provided legal practitioners with invaluable guidance on this complex area of law, and has infused Motor and Traffic Law New South Wales with his incisive and practical commentary. Dr Elms is also a co-author of Ritchie's Uniform Civil Procedure NSW.

General Information
Publication category Analytical subscription service – annual
Formats available Online, digital via Lexis Red, hardcopy looseleaf
Key content Legislation, Annotated Legislation, Commentary, Cases
AuthorsDr Elwyn Elms OAM
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Related resources Motor and Traffic Law Victoria
Motor Vehicle Reports
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