Law firm confirms possible class action over live export suspension

Wednesday 16 May 2012 @ 8.19 a.m. | Legal Research

The cattle industry and the Federal Government have gone to ground regarding a possible claim for compensation from last year's live export suspension.

As revealed on ABC TV's 7:30 program, the latest Federal Budget papers show the government has received notice of a possible class action.

"A potential class action has been received from a law firm on behalf of 21 clients," the papers read.

"The Department of Agriculture, Fisheries and Forestry has also received a claim under the Scheme for Compensation for Detriment caused by Defective Administration (CDDA) from a law firm on behalf of three of its clients."

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