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Australian Securities and Investments Commission v Young[2003] QSC 123

Australian Securities and Investments Commission v Young[2003] QSC 123

SUPREME COURT OF QUEENSLAND

CIVIL JURISDICTION

MUIR J

No S745 of 2003

AUSTRALIAN SECURITIES AND INVESTMENTS COMMISSION

Applicant

and

KEVIN YOUNG

First Respondent

and

KATHLEEN CLAIR YOUNG

Second Respondent

and

THE INVESTORS CLUB LIMITED (ACN 077 935 865)

Third Respondent

and

LISSON PTY LTD (ACN 069 072 742)

Fourth Respondent

and

SELF HELP INVESTORS GROUP PTY LTD (ACN 074 114 319)

Fifth Respondent

and

CLUB LOANS PTY LTD (ACN 096 339 150)

Sixth Respondent

BRISBANE

DATE 14/03/2003

JUDGMENT

HIS HONOUR: I order in terms of the draft initialled by me, copies of which will now be provided to you. I have a couple of observations to make.

The first is that if, on the part of the applicant, there is any disappointment in the limited scope of the order I have made, the applicant can take solace in the fact that, if I had made an order in the terms requested by it, it would not have applied to any of the participants in any of the subject schemes.

And a glance at the definition of each scheme in paragraph A where it is confined to the promotion of property developments to members of the third respondent will show why that is so. I did not, as it turned out, get a great deal of help from the document provided.

As for the respondents, it would certainly be desirable if they could curb what seems to be their natural tendency to disseminate misleading information, particularly in relation to the contents of pronouncements made in the Court. There are plenty of examples of that sort of conduct, or more appropriately, misconduct.

I have given liberty to apply, and one occasion in which that liberty might be able to be exercised is if the respondents persist in that form of conduct, in which case it may be necessary to make orders which are somewhat more draconian.

Before we depart I will invite you gentlemen to look at the text of that letter which I am requiring be despatched to see whether you notice any obvious defects in it. That is in paragraph 7B.

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Editorial Notes

  • Published Case Name:

    Australian Securities and Investments Commission v Kevin Young

  • Shortened Case Name:

    Australian Securities and Investments Commission v Young

  • MNC:

    [2003] QSC 123

  • Court:

    QSC

  • Judge(s):

    Muir J

  • Date:

    14 Mar 2003

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