Jones v Dunkel

JurisdictionAustralia Federal only
CourtHigh Court
Judgment Date1959
Neutral Citation1959-0303 HCA A,[1959] HCA 8
Date1959
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  • Inside track: Property & Real Estate: In the media, reports, cases and legislation
    • Australia
    • Mondaq Australia
    • 25 Mayo 2019
    ...that the agent be authorised in writing - Instruments Act 1958, s 126(1). EVIDENCE - Failure to call witness - Rule in Jones v Dunkel [1959] HCA 8; (1959) 101 CLR 298 - Does not apply against a defendant until the plaintiff has proved a case for the defendant to answer - Does not require a ......
  • Property & Projects - What's News - 2 June 2015
    • Australia
    • Mondaq Australia
    • 9 Junio 2015
    ...– Credibility and weight – Party's failure to adduce evidence on fact in issue – Adverse inference – Application of Jones v Dunkel [1959] HCA 8; (1959) 101 CLR 298. PRINCIPAL AND AGENT – Whether finance broker agent of lender – Whether broker acting for borrower or lender – Sub-agent. REAL ......
  • Inside track: Planning, Environment & Sustainability – in the media, in practice and courts, cases and legislation
    • Australia
    • Mondaq Australia
    • 22 Mayo 2019
    ...that the agent be authorised in writing - Instruments Act 1958, s 126(1). EVIDENCE - Failure to call witness - Rule in Jones v Dunkel [1959] HCA 8; (1959) 101 CLR 298 - Does not apply against a defendant until the plaintiff has proved a case for the defendant to answer - Does not require a ......
  • Property & Projects - What's News in Property & Projects - 26 June 2012
    • Australia
    • Mondaq Australia
    • 1 Julio 2012
    ...information in announcements to ASX – Board reporting. EVIDENCE – Reliability of Plaintiffs' witnesses – application of Jones v Dunkel [1959] HCA 8; (1959) 101 CLR 298 – application of Browne v Dunn (1893) 6 R 67 (HL) – Evidence Act 2008 (Vic) s 140. Joseph Street Pty Ltd & Ors v Tan &a......
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2 books & journal articles
  • The Importance of Full and Frank Disclosure in Family Law Financial Proceedings and the Many Consequences of Non-Disclosure
    • United Kingdom
    • Federal Law Review Nbr. 45-1, March 2017
    • 1 Marzo 2017
    ...where Young CJ in Eq limited the ‘Jones v Dunkel’ label to inferences drawn against a party who does not bear the onus of proof. 133 (1959) 101 CLR 298. 134 Sagacious Legal Pty Ltd v Wesfarmers General Insurance Ltd (2011) 16 ANZ Ins Cas 61-885, 78 771 [78] (Besanko, Perram and Katzmann JJ)......
  • The influence of Professor J.H. Wigmore on evidence law in Australia
    • United Kingdom
    • International Journal of Evidence & Proof, The Nbr. 19-1, January 2015
    • 1 Enero 2015
    ...Wales Law Journal 19 at 48 (Table 5). 22. See Burns, above n. 1 at 133.23. Briginshaw v Briginshaw (1938) 60 CLR 336.24. Jones v Dunkel (1959) 101 CLR 298.25. Chamberlain v R (1984) (No. 2) 153 CLR 521.26. Briginshaw, above n. 23, per Dixon J at 363; Jones v Dunkel, above n. 24, per Windeye......

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