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Vexatious Complaint

Definition overview

1 Definition

A Complaint may be decided to be vexatious or frivolous when the substance of the Complaint is reasonably recognised as one or more of the following:

  • Trivial;
  • Without merit;
  • Not in good faith;
  • Pursued with undue persistence or with malice.

2 References

UniSQ Defined.

3 Definition Information

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