Australian Communist Party v Commonwealth

JurisdictionAustralia Federal only
Neutral Citation1951-0309 HCA A
Date1951
Year1951
CourtHigh Court
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148 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......
  • Marcus Clark & Company Ltd v Commonwealth
    • Australia
    • High Court
    • Invalid date
  • Jones v Scully
    • Australia
    • Federal Court
    • Invalid date
  • Habib v Commonwealth of Australia
    • Australia
    • Full Federal Court (Australia)
    • Invalid date
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104 books & journal articles
  • Arbitrate this! Enforcing foreign arbitral awards and chapter III of the Constitution.
    • Australia
    • Melbourne University Law Review Vol. 34 No. 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,......
  • The Centralisation of Judicial Power within the Australian Federal System
    • United Kingdom
    • Sage Federal Law Review No. 42-2, June 2014
    • 1 June 2014
    ...Ltd (1991) 171 CLR 232, 268 (Brennan J); see also at 283–4 (Deane, Gaudron and McHugh JJ). 156 Australian Communist Party v Commonwealth (1951) 83 CLR 1, 193. 384 Federal Law Review Volume 42 _____________________________________________________________________________________ However, in t......
  • Judicial Review of Legislators’ Motives
    • United Kingdom
    • Sage Federal Law Review No. 45-4, December 2017
    • 1 December 2017
    ...or circuitous device’ also proscribed by s 116, but that this question was for another day. 33 Australian Communist Party v Commonwealth (1951) 83 CLR 1, 273; cited in Kruger v Commonwealth (1997) 190 CLR 1, 86 (Toohey J), 160 (Gummow J). 34 Fairfax v Commissioner of Taxation (1965) 114 CLR......
  • Conflicts and Choice of Law within the Australian Constitutional Context
    • United Kingdom
    • Sage Federal Law Review No. 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......
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