Chappel v Hart

JurisdictionAustralia Federal only
CourtHigh Court
Neutral Citation1998-0902 HCA A,[1998] HCA 55
Date1997
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  • What is an award of damages?
    • Australia
    • Mondaq Australia
    • 14 March 2022
    ...Law (Sch 2 Competition and Consumer Act 2010 (Cth)). Footnotes i Malec v JC Hutton Pty Ltd (1990) 169 CLR 638 at 642-3. ii Chappel v Hart [1998] HCA 55; 195 CLR 232; 156 ALR 517; 72 ALJR 1344 (2 September iii Re Henjo Investments Pty Limited; Henry Saade and Saade Developments Pty Limited v......
5 books & journal articles
  • THE PROTECTION OF PERSONAL INTERESTS
    • Singapore
    • Singapore Academy of Law Journal Nbr. 2015, December 2015
    • 1 December 2015
    ...stance, Singapore's position with respect to the non-disclosure of medical risks is currently somewhat isolated (see para 16 below). 37 (1998) 195 CLR 232. 38 [2005] 1 AC 134. 39 Chappel v Hart (1998) 195 CLR 232 and Chester v Afshar[2005] 1 AC 134 were decided in the wake of the seminal in......
  • MEDICAL NEGLIGENCE AND PATIENT AUTONOMY
    • Singapore
    • Singapore Academy of Law Journal Nbr. 2015, December 2015
    • 1 December 2015
    ...AC 134. 34 For a recent critique of this case, see Tamsyn Clark & Donal Nolan, “A Critique of Chester v Afshar”(2014) 34 OxJLS 659. 35 (1998) 195 CLR 232. 36 Chester v Afshar [2005] 1 AC 134 at [14] and [18]. 37 See, for example, Rees v Darlington Memorial Hospital NHS Trust[2004] 1 AC 309 ......
  • Tort Law
    • Singapore
    • Singapore Academy of Law Annual Review Nbr. 2005, December 2005
    • 1 December 2005
    ...by the House of Lords and the High Court of Australia in medical non-disclosure cases (Chester v Afshar[2005] 1 AC 134; Chappel v Hart(1998) 195 CLR 232). 21.56 Finally, Lai J considered the second plaintiff”s claim for pain and financial hardship endured as a result of being born and rejec......
  • Tort Law
    • Singapore
    • Singapore Academy of Law Annual Review Nbr. 2011, December 2011
    • 1 December 2011
    ...as academic writings. In particular, the majority was highly influenced by the High Court of Australia's decision in Chappel v HartUNK(1998) 195 CLR 232, based on a similar factual situation to Chester. While Tay J was entirely right in holding that Gunapathy had clearly stated the law and ......
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