Bennett v Commonwealth of Australia

JurisdictionAustralia Federal only
CourtHigh Court
JudgeGleeson CJ,Gummow,Hayne,Heydon,Crennan JJ,Kirby J,Callinan J
Judgment Date27 April 2007
Neutral Citation2007-0427 HCA A,[2007] HCA 18
Date27 April 2007
Docket NumberS111/2006
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6 cases
  • Minister for the Environment v Sharma
    • Australia
    • Full Federal Court (Australia)
    • 15 Marzo 2022
    ...of breach. Judges have no privilege to refrain from giving an answer: questions of policy afford no excuse: Bennett v The Commonwealth [2007] HCA 18; 231 CLR 91 at 122 [82] (Kirby J). By conferral of jurisdiction to hear a “matter” under Chapter III, it was submitted that no issues of justi......
  • White v Director of Military Prosecutions
    • Australia
    • High Court
    • 19 Junio 2007
    ...215 APLA Ltd v Legal Services Commissioner (NSW) (2005) 224 CLR 322 at 352 [33], 409–411 [240]–[248], 452–454 [385]–[389]; cf Bennett v Commonwealth of Australia [2007] HCA 18 at [136]. 216 In accordance with the Constitution, s 128. 217 See eg ss 51(vi), 68, 69, 114 and 119. 218 (1963) 109......
  • Griffiths v Minister for Lands, Planning and Environment
    • Australia
    • High Court
    • 15 Mayo 2008
    ...(1997) 71 ALJR 767 at 775–776; 144 ALR 677 at 687–689; [1997] HCA 21; Bennett v The Commonwealth (2007) 81 ALJR 971 at 994–995 [113]–[117]; 235 ALR 1 at 29–31; [2007] HCA 132 See eg McArthur River Project Agreement Ratification Act (NT), Sched 1, Item 6(2) providing that on the request of t......
  • Wurridjal v The Commonwealth of Australia
    • Australia
    • High Court
    • 2 Febrero 2009
    ...Territory”: Section 122 of the Constitution’, (1966) 2 Federal Law Review 72 at 86. 115 (1992) 177 CLR 248 at 272; [1992] HCA 51. 116 (2007) 231 CLR 91 at 111 [43] per Gleeson CJ, Gummow, Hayne, Heydon and Crennan JJ; [2007] HCA 117 (1969) 119 CLR 564 . 118 (1969) 119 CLR 564 at 570. 120 (1......
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2 books & journal articles
  • Public Trusts, Public Fiduciaries
    • United Kingdom
    • Federal Law Review Nbr. 38-3, September 2010
    • 1 Septiembre 2010
    ...States (1997) 980 F Supp 448, 461. 107 See Wik Peoples v Queensland (1996) 187 CLR 1, 96; see also Bennett v Commonwealth of Australia (2007) 231 CLR 91, [113]–[117]; for the position in New Zealand in relation to Maori see Andrew Butler (ed), Equity and Trusts in New Zealand (2nd ed, 2009)......
  • James Bryce and the Australian Constitution
    • United Kingdom
    • Federal Law Review Nbr. 43-2, June 2015
    • 1 Junio 2015
    ...Commonwealth (2012) 248 CLR 156; PGA v The Queen (2012) 245 CLR 355; Green v The Queen (2011) 244 CLR 462; Bennett v The Commonwealth (2007) 231 CLR 91; Australian Broadcasting Corporation v O 'Neill (2006) 227 CLR 57; Re Woo lleys (2004) 225 CLR 1; Fardon v Attorney-General (Qld) (2004) 22......

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