Inquiry into Vexatious Litigants

Terms of Reference

Referred by the Legislative Assembly on 1 March 2007.

To the Law Reform Committee — for inquiry, consideration and report no later than 4 December 2008 on the effect of vexatious litigants on the justice system and the individuals and agencies who are victims of vexatious litigants — and, the Committee should:

  1. inquire into the effectiveness of current legislative provisions in dealing with vexatious litigants;
  2. make recommendations which better enable the courts to more efficiently and effectively perform their role while preserving the community's general right of access to the Victorian courts.
Last Updated on Thursday, 28 October 2010