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CIVIL LIABILITY ACT 2003 - SECT 52

Exemplary, punitive or aggravated damages can not be awarded              

52 Exemplary, punitive or aggravated damages can not be awarded              

(1) A court can not award exemplary, punitive or aggravated damages in relation to a claim for personal injury damages.
(2) Subsection (1) does not apply to a claim for personal injury damages if the act that caused the personal injury was—
(a) an unlawful intentional act done with intent to cause personal injury; or
(b) an unlawful sexual assault or other unlawful sexual misconduct.



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