Andar Transport Pty Ltd v Brambles Ltd

JurisdictionAustralia Federal only
JudgeGleeson CJ,McHugh,Gummow,Kirby,Callinan JJ,Heydon JJ
Judgment Date15 June 2004
Neutral Citation2004-0615 HCA A,[2004] HCA 28
Docket NumberM214/2003
CourtHigh Court
Date15 June 2004
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    • Mondaq Australia
    • 25 June 2013
    ...Pty Ltd v Maloney (1988) 166 CLR 245 at 254; 77 ALR 205; 62 ALJR 195; (1988) Q ConvR 54-295. 4Andar Transport Pty Ltd v Brambles Ltd (2004) 217 CLR 424 at 437; 206 ALR 387; [2004] HCA 28 Clayton Utz communications are intended to provide commentary and general information. They should not b......
  • Risk Management: Transferring Risks Through Indemnity And Insurance Clauses
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    • Mondaq Australia
    • 20 November 2007
    ...the indemnity. This approach was applied as recently as 2004 by the High Court in the case of Andar Transport Pty Ltd -v- Brambles Ltd (2004) 206 ALR 387. There may be some tension between the principle that indemnities should be interpreted according to their ordinary and natural meaning w......
  • Indemnity And Insurance Clauses Come Up Short - Could It Happen To You?
    • Australia
    • Mondaq Australia
    • 7 July 2008
    ...up short. Footnotes 1 Erect Safe Scaffolding (Australia) Pty Limited v Sutton [2008] NSWCA 114 2 Andar Transport Ltd v Brambles Ltd [2004] 217 CLR 424; see also Ankar Pty Ltd v National Westminster Finance (Australia) Ltd (1987) 162 CLR 549 3 Darlington Futures Ltd v Delco Australia Pty Ltd......
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    • Australia
    • Mondaq Australia
    • 19 June 2008
    ...cl 11." In a compelling dissenting judgment, Basten JA was not satisfied that the High Court in Andar Transport Pty Ltd v Brambles Ltd [2004] HCA 28 had turned away from the stated in Darlington Futures Ltd v Delco Australia Pty Ltd (1986) 161 ("Darlington") that an exclusion clause in a co......
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  • Bankruptcy and insolvency
    • United Kingdom
    • Construction Law. Volume III - Third Edition
    • 13 April 2020
    ...243 at [109], per Giles JA. 250 Industrial Equity Ltd v Blackburn (1977) 137 CLR 567 at 577; Andar Transport Pty Ltd v Brambles Ltd (2004) 217 CLR 424 at [51]. 251 Insolvency Act 1986 (UK) section 214; Corporations Act 2001 (Cth) sections 588G and 588M. See also Re SSET Construction Pty Ltd......
  • Security for performance
    • United Kingdom
    • Construction Law. Volume II - Third Edition
    • 13 April 2020
    ...Trains (UK) Ltd (2010) 132 Con Lr 32 at 38 [21]–40 [25], per Sir William Blackburne. 124 See Andar Transport Pty Ltd v Brambles Ltd (2004) 217 CLr 424 at [23]. 125 Caledonia North Sea Ltd v British Telecommunications plc [2002] BLr 139 at 158 [95], per Lord hofmann. 126 See Mayor of London ......
  • The Australian High Court and Social Facts: A Content Analysis Study
    • United Kingdom
    • Federal Law Review No. 40-3, September 2012
    • 1 September 2012
    ...214 CLR 269 M 2004 Woolcock Street Investments Pty Ltd v CDG Pty Ltd (2004) 216 CLR 515 H 2004 Andar Transport Pty Ltd v Brambles Ltd (2004) 217 CLR 424 M 2004 Anikin v Sierra (2004) 211 ALR 621 L 2004 HTW Valuers (Central QLD) Pty Ltd v Astonland Pty Ltd (2004) 217 CLR 640 M 2004 Pledge v ......
  • Contract formation
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    • Construction Law. Volume I - Third Edition
    • 13 April 2020
    ...Wells Ltd v Ministry of Local Government and Planning [1951] Ch 728 at 738, per Danckwerts J; Andar Transport Pty Ltd v Brambles Ltd (2004) 217 CLR 424 at [46]. See also John Jarvis Ltd v Rockdale Housing Association Ltd (1986) 36 BLR 48 at 61, per Bingham LJ. If a person trades under the n......
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