Attorney-General (Nsw) v Perpetual Trustee Company (Ltd)

JurisdictionAustralia Federal only
Neutral Citation[1952] HCA 2,1952-0305 HCA B
Date1952
Year1952
CourtHigh Court
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54 cases
  • Breust v Commission for the Safety Rehabilitation and Compensation of Commonwealth Employees
    • Australia
    • Federal Court
    • Invalid date
  • Cubillo v Commonwealth
    • Australia
    • Federal Court
    • Invalid date
  • Barclay v Penberthy
    • Australia
    • High Court
    • 2 Octubre 2012
    ...demonstrate, gives rise to particular conceptual difficulties. In a passage subsequently approved by Fullagar J in Attorney-General for NSW v Perpetual Trustee Co (Ltd)26 as ‘very important and obviously very carefully considered’, Rich J in The Commonwealth v Quince27 said: ‘As a general r......
  • Smith v Ministry of Defence
    • United Kingdom
    • Supreme Court
    • 19 Junio 2013
    ...the ground of the captain's fault in his navigation of the Adelaide: see Attorney General (New South Wales) v Perpetual Trustee Co Ltd (1952) 85 CLR 237, 252 per Dixon 85 Dixon J, with whom Rich ACJ and McTiernan J agreed, said in the demurrer proceedings at p 361 that it could hardly be ma......
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4 books & journal articles
  • Employment status of the police in Australia.
    • Australia
    • Melbourne University Law Review Vol. 27 No. 1, April 2003
    • 1 Abril 2003
    ...('Re AEU'). (10) (1999) 91 FCR 95. (11) (1955) 92 CLR 113. (12) Ibid 129 (Viscount Simonds). (13) A-G (NSW) v Perpetual Trustee Co Ltd(1952) 85 CLR 237. (14) Koehne v Gay [1964] SASR 107, 109 (Hogarth J); Byrne v Hoare (1965) QSR 135, 140-1 (Stable J), 149 (Gibbs J); Firemores Transport Pty......
  • STATUTE AND THEORIES OF VICARIOUS LIABILITY.
    • Australia
    • 1 Diciembre 2019
    ...a legal aid officer, tax commissioner, magistrate, prison guard and customs officer: ibid. (119) A-G (NSW) v Perpetual Trustee Co Ltd (1952) 85 CLR 237, 249 (Dixon J) ('Perpetual (120) Ibid. (121) Ibid. (122) Ibid 250. Dixon J gives the example of a customs officer. Some earlier cases sugge......
  • Dissent: the rewards and risks of judicial disagreement in the High Court of Australia.
    • Australia
    • Melbourne University Law Review Vol. 27 No. 3, December 2003
    • 1 Diciembre 2003
    ...139 CLR 585. (145) Ibid 603. For an even earlier example, consider the words of Dixon J in A-G (NSW) v Perpetual Trustee Co Ltd (i952) 85 CLR 237 in refusing to depart from 'a recent and well considered decision upon what is evidently a highly disputable question': at 214 (emphasis (146) Al......
  • An Interdependency Model for Police Executive Relationships
    • United Kingdom
    • Sage International Journal of Police Science and Management No. 6-3, May 2004
    • 1 Mayo 2004
    ...been endorsed bylegal interpretation (Enever v R(1906) 3CLR 969; Attorney-General for NSW v Per-petual Trustee Company Limited (1951–1952)85 CLR 237 and Byrne v Hoare [1965]QdR 135), it is not clearly enunciated inthe eight Police Acts which generally makepolice commissioners subject to exe......

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