ICM Agriculture Pty Ltd v The Commonwealth

JurisdictionAustralia Federal only
CourtHigh Court
JudgeFrench CJ,Gummow,Crennan JJ,Hayne,Kiefel,Bell JJ,Heydon J
Judgment Date09 December 2009
Neutral Citation[2009] HCA 51,2009-1209 HCA A
Docket NumberS24/2009
Date09 December 2009
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51 cases
  • Arnold v Minister Administering the Water Management Act 2000
    • Australia
    • High Court
    • 10 February 2010
    ...was effected under the same statutory scheme and pursuant to the same intergovernmental agreements as were considered in ICM Agriculture Pty Ltd v The Commonwealth1. 2 The appellants challenged the replacement of their licences on a number of grounds, including two arising under the Constit......
  • Crosby v Kelly
    • Australia
    • Full Federal Court (Australia)
    • Invalid date
  • JT International SA v Commonwealth of Australia
    • Australia
    • High Court
    • 5 October 2012
    ...the passage in the reasons of Deane and Gaudron JJ in Mutual Pools was understood by French CJ, Gummow and Crennan JJ in ICM Agriculture Pty Ltd v The Commonwealth203. The outcome 155 In oral submissions the Commonwealth placed at the forefront of its arguments first that no ‘property’ had ......
  • Spencer v Commonwealth of Australia
    • Australia
    • High Court
    • 1 September 2010
    ...— Whether Court could be satisfied applicant had no reasonable prospect of successfully prosecuting proceeding — Effect of ICM Agriculture Pty Ltd v The Commonwealth (2009) 240 CLR 140, delivered after decisions below, on prospects of success. Statutes — Construction — Summary judgment — ‘n......
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1 firm's commentaries
  • Land-Use Planning and Natural Resource Rights - The Alberta Land Stewardship Act
    • Canada
    • JD Supra Canada
    • 4 November 2011
    ...to decide whether the water bore licences were intended under the creating statute to be defeasible because: 75 See note 39 above. 76 [2009] HCA 51 (‘ICM Agriculture’). 77 Ibid, para 7.Journal of Energy & Natural 490 Resources Law Vol 29 No 4 2011 ‘… whatever the proprietary character of th......
11 books & journal articles
  • Privative clauses: epic fail.
    • Australia
    • Melbourne University Law Review Vol. 34 No. 3, December 2010
    • 1 December 2010
    ...constitutional question: see Wurridjal v Commonwealth (2009) 237 CLR 309, 437 [355] (Crennan J); ICM Agriculture Pty Ltd v Commonwealth (2009) 240 CLR 140, 199 [141] (Hayne, Kiefel and Bell (43) No reference is made in Kirk to the earlier High Court decisions (see above nn 33-4 and accompan......
  • Fertile Ground for Federalism? Internal Security, the States and Section 119 of the Constitution
    • United Kingdom
    • Federal Law Review No. 43-2, June 2015
    • 1 June 2015
    ...(2000) 202 CLR 535, 554–5 [38] (Gleeson CJ, Gaudron, McHugh, Gummow, Hayne and Callinan JJ); ICM Agriculture Pty Ltd v Commonwealth (2009) 240 CLR 140, 164–5 [29] (French CJ, Gummow and Crennan JJ); Cheryl Saunders, 'Intergovernmental Agreements and the Executive Power' (2005) 16 Public Law......
  • Between form and Substance: Minimising Judicial Scrutiny of Executive Action
    • United Kingdom
    • Federal Law Review No. 45-4, December 2017
    • 1 December 2017
    ...eg, Mutual Pools & Staff Pty Ltd v Commonwealth (1994) 179 CLR 155, 172–173, 176, 184, 194, 222; ICM Agriculture Pty Ltd v Commonwealth (2009) 240 CLR 140, 180, 196. 80 Georgiadis v Australian and Overseas Telecommunications Corporation (1994) 179 CLR 297. 81 The following discussion is off......
  • ‘On Just Terms’, Revisited
    • United Kingdom
    • Federal Law Review No. 45-2, June 2017
    • 1 June 2017
    ...(holding that s 51(xxxi) ‘has assumed the status of a constitutional guarantee of just terms’); ICM Agriculture Pty Ltd v Commonwealth (2009) 240 CLR 140, 212 [185] n 301 (Heydon J) (listing recent judgments affirming the proposition that s 51(xxxi) is a constitutional guarantee) (‘ICM Agri......
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