Amalgamated Society of Engineers v Adelaide Steamship Company Ltd

JurisdictionAustralia Federal only
CourtHigh Court
Judgment Date1920
Neutral Citation[1920] HCA 54,1920-0831 HCA A
Date1920
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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 ......
66 books & journal articles
  • The Centralisation of Judicial Power within the Australian Federal System
    • United Kingdom
    • Federal Law Review Nbr. 42-2, June 2014
    • 1 June 2014
    ...1; New South Wales v Commonwealth (2006) 229 CLR 1 (‘Work Choices’). 2 Amalgamated Society of Engineers v Adel aide Steamship Co Ltd (1920) 28 CLR 129 (‘Engineers Case’). 3 See generally Leslie Zines, ‘Changing Attitudes to Federalism and its Purpose’ in Robert French, Geoffrey Lindell and ......
  • Alexander Meiklejohn, American Constitutional Law, and Australia's Implied Freedom of Political Communication
    • United Kingdom
    • Federal Law Review Nbr. 34-3, September 2006
    • 1 September 2006
    ...Century' (2000) 24 Melbourne University Law Review 677, 678, 695–7. 15 In Amalgamated Society of Engineers v Adelaide Steamship Co Ltd (1920) 28 CLR 129, the landmark 'Engineers' case, Isaacs J stressed the differences between the United States and Australian Constitutions. Despite this cas......
  • The Development of the High Court's Willingness to Overrule Common Law Precedent
    • United Kingdom
    • Federal Law Review Nbr. 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......
  • Federal Limitations on the Legislative Power of the States and the Commonwealth to Bind One Another
    • United Kingdom
    • Federal Law Review Nbr. 31-3, September 2003
    • 1 September 2003
    ...v New South Wales Traffic Employees Association (1906) 4 CLR 488. 7 Amalgamated Society of Engineers v Adelaide Steamship Co Ltd (1920) 28 CLR 129, 155 (Knox CJ, Isaacs, Rich and Starke JJ) ('Engineers' Case'). 8 Ibid 143–4, 156–7 (Knox CJ, Isaacs, Rich and Starke JJ). See also Australian R......
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