Australian Communist Party v Commonwealth

JurisdictionAustralia Federal only
CourtHigh Court
Neutral Citation1951-0309 HCA A
Date1951
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118 cases
  • Thomas v Mowbray and Ors
    • Australia
    • High Court
    • 2 August 2007
    ...concerned the policy of the law respecting the application of the law of tort to intimate personal relationships. 81 In Australian Communist Party v The Commonwealth76 Kitto J declared that ‘[t]he courts have nothing to do with policy’, but spoke too broadly. Where legislation is designed t......
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    • Australia
    • High Court
    • Invalid date
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    • Australia
    • Federal Court
    • Invalid date
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    • Australia
    • Full Federal Court (Australia)
    • Invalid date
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80 books & journal articles
  • Arbitrate this! Enforcing foreign arbitral awards and chapter III of the Constitution.
    • Australia
    • Melbourne University Law Review Vol. 34 Nbr. 2, August 2010
    • 1 August 2010
    ...(Gummow J). (192) Wheeler, The Separation of Federal Judicial Power, above n 87, 83-105. (193) Australian Communist Party v Commonwealth (1951) 83 CLR 1, 193 (Dixon (194) See generally Geoffrey de Q Walker, The Rule of Law: Foundation of Constitutional Democracy (Melbourne University Press,......
  • Conflicts and Choice of Law within the Australian Constitutional Context
    • United Kingdom
    • Federal Law Review Nbr. 31-2, June 2003
    • 1 June 2003
    ...also Breavington (1988) 169 CLR 41, 150 (Dawson J).133 Sykes and Pryles, above n 5, 326.134 Australian Communist Party v Commonwealth (1951) 83 CLR 1, 193 (Dixon J); Theophanous vHerald & Weekly Times Ltd (1993) 182 CLR 104, 196 (McHugh J); Re Residential TenanciesTribunal; Ex parte Defence......
  • 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
    ...only four years before the lecture, certainly had not been generally foreseen and accepted. 142 Jesting Pilate, above n 9, 51. 143 (1950) 83 CLR 1. 144 Ibid 193. 145 (1988) 166 CLR 79. See also Burns v Ransley (1949) 79 CLR 101, 110 (the Commonwealth 'has no power to pass a law to suppress ......
  • Involuntary Detention and the Separation of Judicial Power
    • United Kingdom
    • Federal Law Review Nbr. 35-1, March 2007
    • 1 March 2007
    ...190 CLR 1, 160 (Gummow J); Richardson v Forestry Commission (1988) 164 CLR 261, 311 (Deane J); Australian Communist Party v Commonwealth (1951) 83 CLR 1 ('Communist Party Case'), 273 (Kitto J). 112 (1925) 37 CLR 36, 135, cited with approval in Communist Party Case (1951) 83 CLR 1, 269 (Full......
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