The Kratzer Case: The End of the Road for the Vexatious Litigant?Posted in : Labour & Superior Court Case Law Review Panel on 20 September 2016
Vexatious litigants have troubled the legal system from as far back as the late nineteenth century prompting the introduction in the United Kingdom of the “Vexatious Actions Act 1896” known as “an Act to prevent the abuse of the process of the High Court and other courts by the institution of vexatious legal proceedings”. This Act gave leave to the Attorney General to apply to the High Court (and other courts) for an Order prohibiting an individual from issuing legal proceedings without leave from the court, not unlike the use of the Isaac Wunder Order in this jurisdiction.
The recent decision of Kratzer v R & V Allgemeine Versicherung AG (“Kratzer”) is an interesting
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