Commissioner for Railways (Nsw) v Scott

JurisdictionAustralia Federal only
CourtHigh Court
Neutral Citation1959-0701 HCA A,[1959] HCA 29
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12 cases
  • PGA v The Queen
    • Australia
    • High Court
    • 30 May 2012
    ...seen as foreshadowing two points with respect to the development of the common law made by Dixon CJ shortly thereafter. In Commissioner for Railways (NSW) v Scott 50 Dixon CJ spoke of the gradual growth of the legal system by proceeding by reasoning from accepted notions about remedies and ......
  • Coulls v Bagot's Executor and Trustee Company Ltd
    • Australia
    • High Court
    • Invalid date
  • Csr Ltd v Eddy
    • Australia
    • High Court
    • 21 October 2005
    ...354 at 371–372 per Toohey, McHugh, Gummow and Kirby JJ. 85Toohey v Hollier (1955) 92 CLR 618. 86Commissioner for Railways (NSW) v Scott (1959) 102 CLR 392 at 439–464 per Windeyer 87 For example Brownlee v MacMillan [1940] AC 802 at 809–810. 88Burnicle v Cutelli [1982] 2 NSWLR 26 at 31 per G......
  • Barclay v Penberthy
    • Australia
    • High Court
    • 2 October 2012 ‘in leapfrogging through the centuries’ when seeking to discover the remote antecedents of a rule of contemporary common law. Also in Scott, Dixon CJ remarked that to him it seemed far from the truth that the action per quod was to be condemned as being ‘out of keeping with modern soci......
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