John Pfeiffer Pty Ltd v Rogerson

JurisdictionAustralia Federal only
CourtHigh Court
JudgeGleeson CJ,Gaudron,McHugh,Gummow,Hayne JJ,Kirby J,Callinan J
Judgment Date21 June 2000
Neutral Citation[2000] HCA 36,2000-0621 HCA A
Date21 June 2000
Docket NumberC14/1998
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2 firm's commentaries
  • Choice of Law Bill a winner
    • New Zealand
    • Mondaq New Zealand
    • 27 October 2016
    ...ed, LexisNexis, 2014) at [20.2]. 3 In Australia and Canada, this departure was by case law: see, e.g., John Pfeiffer Pty Ltd v Rogerson (2000) 203 CLR 503; 172 ALR 625 and Regie Nationale des Usines Renault SA v Zhang (2002) 210 CLR 491; 187 ALR 1; Tolofson v Jensen [1994] 3 SCR 1022. In En......
  • Territory or state of connection test for jurisdiction in workers compensation claims
    • Australia
    • Mondaq Australia
    • 2 November 2011
    ...that the law of the place of the tort applies to the damages claim as enunciated by the High Court of Australia in Pfeiffer v Rogerson [2000] HCA 36. The territory or state of connection test and corresponding choice of law provisions were subsequently introduced in NSW in February 2006 as ......
38 books & journal articles
  • The Australian Constitution's Influence on the Common Law
    • United Kingdom
    • Federal Law Review Nbr. 31-1, March 2003
    • 1 March 2003
    ...correct and does notalter the legal effect of the phrase. See, eg, ABC v Lenah Game Meats (2002) 208 CLR 199, 219[20] (Gleeson CJ).5(2000) 203 CLR 503 ('Pfeiffer').6Ibid 534 [67] (Gleeson CJ, Gaudron, McHugh, Gummow and Hayne 132 Federal Law Review Volume 31____________________ ____________......
  • The Development of the High Court's Willingness to Overrule Common Law Precedent
    • United Kingdom
    • Federal Law Review Nbr. 45-2, June 2017
    • 1 June 2017
    ...nolle prosequi (rather than acquittal) was sufficient to sh ow that criminal proceedings had terminated in the plaintiff’s favour). 144 (2000) 203 CLR 503. 145 (2001) 206 CLR 512. 146 (2000) 203 CLR 503, 520 (Gleeson CJ, Gaudron, McHugh, Gummow and Hayne JJ), 562–3 (Kirby J). Details of the......
  • Conflicts and Choice of Law within the Australian Constitutional Context
    • United Kingdom
    • Federal Law Review Nbr. 31-2, June 2003
    • 1 June 2003
    ...National University, for comments on an earlier draft of this paper.1(1988) 169 CLR 41('Breavington').2(1999) 200 CLR 485 ('Lipohar').3(2000) 203 CLR 503 ('Pfeiffer').4Brian Opeskin, 'Constitutional Dimensions of Choice of Law in Australia' (1992) 3 PublicLaw Review 152, 248 Federal Law Rev......
  • 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
    ...Lange v Australian Broadcasting Corporation (1997) 189 CLR 520, 563–7 (per curiam) ('Lange'). 13 John Pfeiffer Pty Ltd v Rogerson (2000) 203 CLR 503, 514, 518 (Gleeson CJ, Gaudron, McHugh, Gummow and Hayne JJ) ('Pfeiffer'); Commonwealth v Mewett (1997) 191 CLR 471, 524–5 (Gaudron J) ('Mewet......
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