Australian Woollen Mills Ltd v Commonwealth of Australia

JurisdictionAustralia Federal only
CourtHigh Court
Neutral Citation[1954] HCA 20,1954-0505 HCA A
Date1954
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36 cases
1 firm's commentaries
  • The freedom of contracts: The child sex abuse exception
    • Australia
    • Mondaq Australia
    • 15 Agosto 2019
    ...of Actions (Child Sexual Abuse) and Other Legislation Amendment Act 2016 (QLD). 3 Australian Woollen Mills Pty Ltd v Commonwealth (1954) 92 CLR 424. 4 Ringrow Pty Ltd v BP Australia Pty Ltd; Ultimate Fuel Pty Ltd v BP Australia Pty Ltd; Nader-One Pty Ltd v BP Australia Pty Ltd [2005] HCA 71......
4 books & journal articles
  • The Legal Personality of the Commonwealth of Australia
    • United Kingdom
    • Federal Law Review Nbr. 47-1, March 2019
    • 1 Marzo 2019
    ...(No 1) (2012) 248 CLR 156, 237 [154] (citation omitted).150. Ibid 236 [151], citing Australian Woollen Mills Pty Ltd v Commonwealth (1954) 92 CLR 424, 461(Dixon CJ, Williams, Webb, Fullagar and Kitto JJ).151. Williams (No 1) (2012) 248 CLR 156, 236 [151], quoting Commonwealth v John Fairfax......
  • ENVISIONING THE JUDICIAL ABOLITION OF THE DOCTRINE OF CONSIDERATION IN SINGAPORE
    • Singapore
    • Singapore Academy of Law Journal Nbr. 2011, December 2011
    • 1 Diciembre 2011
    ...promise”). 33 For England, see Combe v Combe [1951] 2 KB 215. For Australia, see Australian Woollen Mills Pty Ltd v The Commonwealth (1954) 92 CLR 424. 34 Thomas v Thomas (1842) 2 QB 851. 35 H G Beale ed, Chitty on Contracts (London: Sweet & Maxwell, 30th Ed, 2008) at para 3-022. 36 Chappel......
  • Contract Law
    • Singapore
    • Singapore Academy of Law Annual Review Nbr. 2019, December 2019
    • 1 Diciembre 2019
    ...See Teat v Wilcocks [2014] 3 NZLR 129 at [54]. 17 [2016] 3 SLR 1049. 18 See para 12.7 above. 19 [2018] SGHC 61. 20 [2019] SGHC 19. 21 (1954) 92 CLR 424. 22 Australian Woollen Mills Pty Ltd v Commonwealth (1954) 92 CLR 424 at 456. 23 [2019] SGHC 131. 24 [1951] 2 KB 215. 25 See, eg, Williams ......
  • David Hicks and Australian Proceeds of Crime Legislation: Can He Sell His Story?
    • United Kingdom
    • Federal Law Review Nbr. 37-2, June 2009
    • 1 Junio 2009
    ...200. 37 The likelihood of deriving benefits by gratuitous gift or conditional gift promise (see Australian Woollen Mills v Commonwealth (1954) 92 CLR 424) is remote. 38 Confiscation of Criminal Assets Act 2003 (ACT) s 81(2). 39 Confiscation of Criminal Assets Act 2003 (ACT) s 81(4). 40 Conf......

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