Ebner v Official Trustee in Bankruptcy

JurisdictionAustralia Federal only
CourtHigh Court
JudgeGleeson CJ,McHugh,Gummow,Hayne JJ,Gaudron J,Kirby J,Callinan J
Date07 December 2000
Docket NumberM131/1999
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568 cases
  • Hot Holdings Pty Ltd v Creasy
    • Australia
    • High Court
    • 14 November 2002
    ...merely because a Minister or an adviser has a pecuniary interest in the outcome of the decision made by the Minister. In Ebner v Official Trustee in Bankruptcy17, this Court held that the Australian common law does not recognise a rule that a judge is automatically disqualified from hearing......
  • Luck v University of Southern Queensland
    • Australia
    • Full Federal Court (Australia)
    • Invalid date
  • Minister for Immigration and Multicultural Affairs v Jia
    • Australia
    • High Court
    • 29 March 2001
    ...bias requires closer attention to the content of the requirements of natural justice, and the concept of bias. 99 In Ebner v The Official Trustee in Bankruptcy40 the majority judgment, referring to the law as to procedural fairness, and apprehended bias, warned: ‘The application of the prin......
  • Huang v University of New South Wales (No 3)
    • Australia
    • Federal Court
    • Invalid date
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8 firm's commentaries
  • Federal Court removes liquidators because of reasonable apprehension of bias
    • Australia
    • Mondaq Australia
    • 5 August 2014
    ...(liquidator), in the matter of Walton Constructions Pty Ltd (in liq) [2014] FCA 68 at 21. 6Ebner v Official Trustee in Bankruptcy [2000] HCA 63 at 6. 7Australia Securities and Investment Commission v Franklin (liquidator), in the matter of Walton Constructions Pty Ltd [2014] FCAFC 85 at 34.......
  • The High Court bites local government review process
    • Australia
    • Mondaq Australia
    • 29 June 2015
    ...another boring one for you" or "you'll enjoy this one..." in emails should be avoided. Footnote 1Ebner v Official Trustee in Bankruptcy [2000] HCA 63; (2000) 205 CLR 337 at 344 [6]; [2000] HCA The content of this article is intended to provide a general guide to the subject matter. Speciali......
  • Federal Court Removes Liquidators
    • Australia
    • JD Supra Australia
    • 1 August 2014
    ...(liquidator), in the matter of Walton Constructions Pty Ltd (in liq) [2014] FCA 68 at 21. [6] Ebner v Official Trustee in Bankruptcy [2000] HCA 63 at 6. [7] Australia Securities and Investment Commission v Franking (liquidator), in the matter of Walton Constructions Pty Ltd [2014] FCAFC 85 ......
  • Dyson Heydon decision: a refresher on managing conflicts of interest
    • Australia
    • Mondaq Australia
    • 4 January 2016
    ...not bring an impartial mind to the resolution of the question the judge is required to decide." ( Ebner v Official Trustee in Bankruptcy [2000] HCA 63 at [6].) The question for the fair-minded lay observer (or reasonable person) is said to be largely a factual one, albeit one that must be c......
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15 books & journal articles
  • Mandatory sentencing for people smuggling: issues of law and policy.
    • Australia
    • Melbourne University Law Review Vol. 36 Nbr. 2, August 2012
    • 1 August 2012
    ...and Investments Commission (2006) 228 CLR 45, 77 [66] (Gummow, Hayne and Crennan JJ), citing Ebner v Official Trustee in Bankruptcy (2000) 205 CLR 337, 345 [7]-[8] (Gleeson CJ, McHugh, Gummow and Hayne (326) Baker v The Queen (2004) 223 CLR 513, 519 [6] (Gleeson CJ). (327) See, eg, Candler ......
  • Involuntary Detention and the Separation of Judicial Power
    • United Kingdom
    • Federal Law Review Nbr. 35-1, March 2007
    • 1 March 2007
    ...390 (Gummow J); Kable (1996) 189 CLR 51, 98 (Toohey J), 121 (McHugh J), 128, 143 (Gummow J); Ebner v Official Trustee in Bankruptcy (2000) 205 CLR 337, 373 [116] (Kirby J); Silbert v DPP (WA) (2004) 217 CLR 181, 197 [49] (Kirby J); North Australian Aboriginal Legal Aid Service Inc v Bradley......
  • Due Process, Judicial Power and Chapter III in the New High Court
    • United Kingdom
    • Federal Law Review Nbr. 32-2, June 2004
    • 1 June 2004
    ...for the separation doctrine. The _____________________________________________________________________________________ 22 Ibid 26. 23 (2000) 205 CLR 337 ('Ebner'). 24 New South Wales v Commonwealth ('Wheat Case') (1915) 20 CLR 54 and Waterside Workers' Federation of Australia v J W Alexande......
  • Constitutional Limits on Bills of Rights Introduced by a State or Territory
    • United Kingdom
    • Federal Law Review Nbr. 35-3, September 2007
    • 1 September 2007
    ...v Bradley (2004) 218 CLR 146, 162 (McHugh, Gummow, Kirby, Hayne, Callinan and Heydon JJ) quoting Ebner v Official Trustee in Bankruptcy (2000) 205 CLR 337, 363 (Gaudron J); following GPAO (1999) 196 CLR 553, 603–4 (Gaudron J) and Eastman (1999) 200 CLR 322, 336–40 (Gaudron J), 348 (Gummow a......
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