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CIVIL LIABILITY ACT 2002 - SECT 22

22 .         Regulations

                The Governor may make regulations prescribing all matters that are required or permitted by this Act to be prescribed, or are necessary or convenient to be prescribed for giving effect to the purposes of this Act.


Notes

This is a compilation of the Civil Liability Act 2002 and includes amendments made by other written laws. For provisions that have come into operation, and for information about any reprints, see the compilation table. For provisions that have not yet come into operation see the uncommenced provisions table.

Compilation table

Short title

Number and year

Assent

Commencement

Civil Liability Act 2002

35 of 2002

20 Nov 2002

s. 1 and 2: 20 Nov 2002;
Act other than s. 1 and 2: 1 Jan 2003 (see s. 2 and Gazette 17 Dec 2002 p. 5905)

Civil Liability Amendment Act 2003

58 of 2003

30 Oct 2003

s. 1 and 2: 30 Oct 2003;
Act other than s. 1, 2, 9 and 14: 1 Dec 2003 (see s. 2 and Gazette 28 Nov 2003 p. 4773);
s. 9 and 14: 1 Dec 2004 (see s. 2 and Gazette 26 Nov 2004 p. 5309)

Acts Amendment and Repeal (Courts and Legal Practice) Act 2003 s. 19

65 of 2003

4 Dec 2003

1 Jan 2004 (see s. 2 and Gazette 30 Dec 2003 p. 5722)

Workers’ Compensation Reform Act 2004 s. 174

42 of 2004

9 Nov 2004

4 Jan 2005 (see s. 2 and Gazette 31 Dec 2004 p. 7131)

Civil Liability Amendment Act 2004

43 of 2004

9 Nov 2004

Act other than Pt. 3: 9 Nov 2004 (see s. 2(1));
Pt. 3: 1 Dec 2004 (see s. 2(2) and Gazette 26 Nov 2004 p. 5309)

Psychologists Act 2005 Sch. 3 cl. 1

28 of 2005

12 Dec 2005

4 May 2007 (see s. 2 and Gazette 4 May 2007 p. 1963)

Optometrists Act 2005 Sch. 3 cl. 1

29 of 2005

12 Dec 2005

20 Apr 2007 (see s. 2 and Gazette 30 Mar 2007 p. 1451)

Podiatrists Act 2005 Sch. 3 cl. 1

30 of 2005

12 Dec 2005

30 May 2007 (see s. 2 and Gazette 29 May 2007 p. 2486)

Chiropractors Act 2005 Sch. 3 cl. 1

31 of 2005

12 Dec 2005

1 Aug 2007 (see s. 2 and Gazette 31 Jul 2007 p. 3789)

Physiotherapists Act 2005 Sch. 3 cl. 1

32 of 2005

12 Dec 2005

23 Feb 2007 (see s. 2 and Gazette 20 Feb 2007 p. 505)

Osteopaths Act 2005 Sch. 3 cl. 1

33 of 2005

12 Dec 2005

30 May 2007 (see s. 2 and Gazette 29 May 2007 p. 2486)

Occupational Therapists Act 2005 Sch. 3 cl. 1

42 of 2005

19 Dec 2005

1 Aug 2007 (see s. 2 and Gazette 31 Jul 2007 p. 3789)

Reprint 1: The Civil Liability Act 2002 as at 10 Feb 2006 (includes amendments listed above except those in the Psychologists Act 2005 , the Optometrists Act 2005 , the Podiatrists Act 2005 , the Chiropractors Act 2005 , the Physiotherapists Act 2005 , the Osteopaths Act 2005 and the Occupational Therapists Act 2005 )

Medical Radiation Technologists Act 2006 Sch. 3 cl. 1

21 of 2006

9 Jun 2006

1 Jul 2007 (see s. 2 and Gazette 26 Jun 2007 p. 3013)

Nurses and Midwives Act 2006 Sch. 3 cl. 2

50 of 2006

6 Oct 2006

19 Sep 2007 (see s. 2 and Gazette 18 Sep 2007 p. 4711)

Reprint 2: The Civil Liability Act 2002 as at 5 Oct 2007 (includes amendments listed above)

Legal Profession Act 2008 s. 646

21 of 2008

27 May 2008

1 Mar 2009 (see s. 2(b) and Gazette 27 Feb 2009 p. 511)

Medical Practitioners Act 2008 Sch. 3 cl. 8

22 of 2008

27 May 2008

1 Dec 2008 (see s. 2 and Gazette 25 Nov 2008 p. 4989)

Acts Amendment (Consent to Medical Treatment) Act 2008 Pt. 3

25 of 2008

19 Jun 2008

27 Jun 2009 (see s. 2 and Gazette 26 Jun 2009 p. 2565)

Statutes (Repeals and Miscellaneous Amendments) Act 2009 s. 33

8 of 2009

21 May 2009

22 May 2009 (see s. 2(b))

Reprint 3: The Civil Liability Act 2002 as at 20 Aug 2010 (includes amendments listed above)

Health Practitioner Regulation National Law (WA) Act 2010 Pt. 5 Div. 9

35 of 2010

30 Aug 2010

s. 40, 41(1) and 42: 18 Oct 2010 (see s. 2(b) and Gazette 1 Oct 2010 p. 5075-6);
s. 41(2): 1 Jul 2012 (see s. 2(b) and Gazette 19 Jun 2012 p. 2631)

Acts Amendment (Fair Trading) Act 2010 s. 193

58 of 2010

8 Dec 2010

1 Jan 2011 (see s. 2(c) and Gazette 24 Dec 2010 p. 6805)

Health, Safety and Civil Liability (Children in Schools and Child Care Services) Act 2011 Pt. 2

1 of 2011

1 Mar 2011

1 Jan 2013 (see s. 2(b) and Gazette 14 Dec 2012 p. 6195)

Education and Care Services National Law (WA) Act 2012 Pt. 4 Div. 3

11 of 2012

20 Jun 2012

1 Jan 2013 (see s. 2(b)(ii) and Gazette 14 Dec 2012 p. 6195)

Reprint 4: The Civil Liability Act 2002 as at 13 Sep 2013 (includes amendments listed above)

Motor Vehicle (Catastrophic Injuries) Act 2016 Pt. 7 Div. 1

8 of 2016

14 Apr 2016

14 May 2016 (see s. 2(b) and Gazette 13 May 2016 p. 1421)

Local Government Legislation Amendment Act 2016 Pt. 3 Div. 8

26 of 2016

21 Sep 2016

21 Jan 2017 (see s. 2(b) and Gazette 20 Jan 2017 p. 648)

Civil Liability Legislation Amendment (Child Sexual Abuse Actions) Act 2018 Pt. 2

3 of 2018

19 Apr 2018

1 Jul 2018 (see s. 2(b) and Gazette 29 Jun 2018 p. 2434)

Health Practitioner Regulation National Law (WA) Amendment Act 2018 s. 103

4 of 2018

19 Apr 2018

1 Dec 2018 (see s. 2(d) and Gazette 13 Nov 2018 p. 4427-8)

Uncommenced provisions table

To view the text of the uncommenced provisions see Acts as passed on the WA Legislation website.

Short title

Number and year

Assent

Commencement

Legal Profession Uniform Law Application Act 2022 Pt. 17 Div. 4

9 of 2022

14 Apr 2022

To be proclaimed (see s. 2(c))


Defined terms

[This is a list of terms defined and the provisions where they are defined. The list is not part of the law.]

Defined term         Provision(s)
Amount A         9(4)
Amount B         12(4)
Amount C         9(4)
apology         5AF
apportionable claim         5AI
approved         21(3)
assets         15A
carry out road work         5Z(1)
child         5I(16)
child care service         5AAA
child sexual abuse         15A
child sexual abuse action         15A
child sexual abuse cause of action         15A
CISS         13A(1)
client         16
commencement day         5A(5), 5R(5), 5V(5), 5AAB(1), 5AC(6), 5AG(5)
community kindergarten         5AAA
compensation payment         15K(1)
concurrent wrongdoer         5AI
consequential mental harm         5Q
convicted         21(3)
costs determination         15L(1)
current office holder         15B(2)
dangerous recreational activity         5E
defendant         5H(1), 5I(1), 5O(1), 5P(1), 5S(1)
earlier institution         15G(1)
emergency assistance         5AB
emergency medical assistance         5AAA
enrolled child         5AAA
excluded concurrent wrongdoer         5AJA(1)
factual causation         5C(1)
fee         20(4)
good samaritan         5AB
harm         3
health professional         5PA
hospital         16
incompetent person         5I(16)
inherent risk         5E
injured person         5C(3)
institution         15A
insurer         19(8)
interim participant         13A(1)
intoxicated         5L(4)
law practice         15L(1), 16
legal practitioner         16
lifetime participant         13A(1)
loss of earnings         11(2)
LPI         4(2)
medical qualifications         5AB
medically qualified good samaritan         5AB
mental harm         5Q
misconduct         21(3)
MV(CI) Act         13A(1)
non-pecuniary loss         9(4)
obvious risk         5E, 5M
office holder         15B(1), 15D(1)
other person         5AKA(1)
person attending         19(11)
person having contact         19(11)
person obtaining information         19(11)
personal injury         3
personal injury damages         3
plaintiff         5H(1), 5I(1), 5O(1), 5S(1)
policy decision         5U
potential claimant         16
preceding financial year         4(1)
printed publication         16
public body or officer         5U
public place         16
publish         16
pure mental harm         5Q
recreational activity         5E
recreational services         5J(7)
relevant financial year         4(1)
relevant quarter         12(6)
relevant time         15F(1)
road         5Z(1)
roads authority         5Z(1)
scope of liability         5C(1)
staff member         5AAA
structured settlement         14
the relevant Act         21(1)
tortfeasor         5C(1)
treatment, care and support needs         13A(1)




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