Amalgamated Society of Engineers v Adelaide Steamship Company Ltd

JurisdictionAustralia Federal only
Judgment Date1920
Neutral Citation[1920] HCA 54,1920-0831 HCA A
Date1920
CourtHigh Court
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  • Could Federal Government Take Over The Regulation Of Uranium Mining And Enrichment?
    • Australia
    • Mondaq Australia
    • 11 September 2007
    ...in areas traditionally left to the States has steadily increased since Amalgamated Society of Engineers v Adelaide Steamship Co. Ltd (1920) 28 CLR 129 (the Engineers case). This has been possible through the adoption of the broader interpretation of the corporations power in the Australian ......
78 books & journal articles
  • The Engineers Case Centenary: SCOTUS and the Origins of Australia's Scabrous Constitutional Signature
    • United Kingdom
    • British Journal of American Legal Studies No. 10-1, April 2021
    • 1 April 2021
    ...Shift: City-Subsidiarity in the 21st Century 391-414 (2019). 3 Amalgamated Soc’y of Eng’rs v Adelaide SS Co Ltd (“Engineers Case”) (1920) 28 CLR 129 (Austl.). 4 See Benjamen Franklen Gussen, On the Hardingian Renovation of Legal Transplants, in Legal Transplants in East Asia and Oceania 84 ......
  • The Development of the High Court's Willingness to Overrule Common Law Precedent
    • United Kingdom
    • Federal Law Review No. 45-2, June 2017
    • 1 June 2017
    ...(1916) 22 CLR 556; W & A McArthur Ltd v Queensland (1920) 28 CLR 530; Amalgamated Society of Engineers v Adelaide Steamship Co Ltd (1920) 28 CLR 129 (‘Engineers’ Case’); Burwood Cinema Ltd v Australian Theatrical and Amusement Employees’ Association (1925) 35 CLR 528; Clyde Engineering Comp......
  • Conflicts and Choice of Law within the Australian Constitutional Context
    • United Kingdom
    • Federal Law Review No. 31-2, June 2003
    • 1 June 2003
    ...('Sun OilCo'), 486 US 717 (1988) 723.128 Note Amalgamated Society of Engineers v Adelaide Steamship Co Ltd (The Engineers Case) (1920)28 CLR 129, 148–9.129 Sykes and Pryles, above n 5, 326, 2003 Conflicts and Choice of Law 269_________________________________________________________________......
  • Attributes and Attribution of State Courts — Federalism and the Kable Principle
    • United Kingdom
    • Federal Law Review No. 40-1, March 2012
    • 1 March 2012
    ...CJ, Gummow, Kirby, Hayne, Crennan and Kiefel JJ) ('Betfair'); see also Amalgamated Society of Engineers v Adelaide Steamship Co Ltd (1920) 28 CLR 129. 61 Re Refugee Tribunal; Ex parte Aala (2000) 204 CLR 82, 92 [20] (Gaudron and Gummow JJ). 62 H L A Hart, 'Introduction' in John Austin, The ......
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