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There’s a huge variety of conduct that can found an oppression suit pursuant to Section 232 of the Corporations Act 2001 (Cth). The “commercial unfairness” test for proving oppression can be described as a little vague.
This vagueness makes life difficult for corporations and those that control them, as the consequences of an oppression suit can be brutal, including the existential threat of the company being wound up.
But what happens if a party claims it is being oppressed, commences legal proceedings, and then claims that the defendants’ conduct within the legal proceedings is itself oppressive?
How does the court deal with oppression within oppression?
The Prime Minister released the terms of reference for the Royal Commission into Aged Care Quality and Safety on 9 October 2018.
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