Brodie v Singleton Shire Council

JurisdictionAustralia Federal only
CourtHigh Court
JudgeGleeson CJ,Gaudron,McHugh,Gummow JJ,Kirby J,Hayne J,Callinan J
Judgment Date31 May 2001
Neutral Citation[2001] HCA 29,2001-0531 HCA A
Docket NumberS44/1999
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  • Mcnamara (Mcgrath) v Consumer Trader and Tenancy Tribunal
    • Australia
    • High Court
    • 29 September 2005 I adhere to the opinions that I expressed in it. 83 One particular consideration that I thought relevant and important in Brodie v Singleton Shire Council104 is present here: that the common law principle or doctrine which a party wished to have overruled, or held to have been propoun......
  • New South Wales v Fahy (266)
    • Australia
    • High Court
    • 22 May 2007
    ...years. Buckle v Bayswater Road Board219 had stated the law of negligence of highway authorities for 65 years yet this Court in Brodie v Singleton Shire Council220 reopened and swept it away, upon the basis that the majority thought that its difficulties of application requiring the drawing ......
  • Neindorf v Junkovic
    • Australia
    • High Court
    • 8 December 2005
    ...the respondent a duty of care of some kind 41. He also accepted that Ghantous was a special case, delivered concurrently with Brodie v Singleton Shire Council42, and addressed fundamentally the previously anomalous immunity of highway authorities for nonfeasance in respect of the upkeep of ......
  • Harriton v Stephens
    • Australia
    • High Court
    • 9 May 2006
    ...of John Fleming, (1998) 59 at 68. 284 Atiyah, ‘Common Law and Statute Law’, (1985) 48 Modern Law Review 1 at 26–27. Cf Brodie v Singleton Shire Council (2001) 206 CLR 512 at 537 285 Cf reasons of Callinan J at [206]. 286 Brodie (2001) 206 CLR 512 at 594 [211]. 287 Woolcock (2004) 216 CL......
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