On the issue of vexatious requests Ms O'Reilly said: ‘There is no empirical evidence to show they are there on a wide scale.’
I question how vexatious accusations will be dealt with under this legislation.
No man, let alone a vexatious litigant, has a vested right to bring or continue proceedings which are an abuse of the process of the court.
In keeping with today's litigious mood, more businesses are prepared to use the regulatory machinery to pursue their business interests against competitors, sometimes with vexatious claims.
On another issue that is causing us quite a lot of vexatious worry has been the need to repeatedly restate the same things over and over.
‘This is yet another vexatious regulation, increasing the ‘pariah’ status of people who smoke, consigning them ever deeper into the social dustbin.’
This week, Mr Dhillon wrote to our letters page to say he denied all the allegations in their entirety, claiming that he was being ‘used as a scapegoat in political wranglings arising from spurious and vexatious allegations’.
How did her Government's decision to amend the Resource Management Act 1991 last year by removing the Environment Court's power to grant security for costs help reduce the problem of frivolous and vexatious objectors?
Obviously society should have no truck with vexatious or spurious claims, but when people suffer damage to their lives or to their careers it is only equitable that they should be awarded adequate compensation.
Mr Kenzler said: ‘It is good to be exonerated from vexatious and childish allegations.’