August 26 Fed Court order – Muckaty radioactive storage site case

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Order Entered

No: (P)VID433/2010
Federal Court of Australia
District Registry: Victoria
Division: General

MARK LANE JANGALA and others named in the schedule
Applicants

COMMONWEALTH OF AUSTRALIA and others named in the schedule
Respondents

ORDER

JUDGE:
Justice North
DATE OF ORDER:
26 August 2013
WHERE MADE:
Melbourne

THE COURT ORDERS THAT:

1. By 2 September 2013, the applicants file and serve affidavits explaining the current state of health of Ms Fejo and Ms Nabarula and the need for the hearing of their evidence in September 2013 rather than in June 2014.
2. Leave is granted to the Applicants to amend the Further Amended Statement of Claim by 30 August 2013 as they may be advised.
3. By 13 September 2013 the respondents file and serve any amended defences.
4. By 14 February 2014 the second and fourth respondents file and serve any expert reports on which they intend to rely.
5. The hearing is fixed to commence on 2 June 2014 and to continue for the month of June 2014.
6. The directions hearing is adjourned to 10.15 am on 10 March 2014.
7. Costs reserved.

Date that entry is stamped: 28 August 2013

(for) Deputy District Registrar

Schedule
No: (P)VID433/2010
Federal Court of Australia
District Registry: Victoria
Division: General

Second Applicant: LORNA FEJO NANGALA
Third Applicant: DICK FOSTER
Fourth Applicant: RONALD BROWN

Second Respondent: NORTHERN LAND COUNCIL
Third Respondent: THE MINISTER FOR RESOURCES AND ENERGY
Fourth Respondent: MUCKATY ABORIGINAL LAND TRUST