Kennon v Spry

JurisdictionAustralia Federal only
CourtHigh Court
JudgeFrench CJ
Judgment Date03 December 2008
Neutral Citation[2008] HCA 56,2008-1203 HCA B
Date03 December 2008
Docket NumberM25/2008
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    • Australia
    • Full Federal Court (Australia)
    • Invalid date
  • Momcilovic v The Queen
    • Australia
    • High Court
    • 8 September 2011
    ...Blue Sky Inc v Australian Broadcasting Authority (1998) 194 CLR 355 at 384 [78]. See also Kennon v Spry (2008) 238 CLR 366 at 397 [90]; [2008] HCA 56. 284 For example, the presumption that, in the absence of unmistakable and unambiguous language, the legislature has not intended to interfer......
  • Commissioner of State Revenue v Placer Dome Inc.
    • Australia
    • High Court
    • 5 December 2018
    ...[2004] HCA 56, quoting Carpenter, “Interference with Contract Relations”, (1928) 41 Harvard Law Review 728 at 733. 158 Eg Kennon v Spry (2008) 238 CLR 366 at 396–398 [89]–[92], 408 [126]; [2008] HCA 56; Willmott Growers Group Inc v Willmott Forests Ltd (Receivers and Managers Appointed) (In......
  • Equuscorp Pty Ltd v Haxton
    • Australia
    • High Court
    • 8 March 2012
    ...463, 466; [1937] HCA 73. 132 Norman v Federal Commissioner of Taxation (1963) 109 CLR 9 at 24–25; [1963] HCA 21. 133 cf Kennon v Spry (2008) 238 CLR 366 at 397–398 [91]–[92], 408 [126]; [2008] HCA 56. 134 See Weddell v JA Pearce & Major [1988] Ch 26 at 38–41; Oshlack v Richmond River Cou......
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  • Kennon V. Spry - The High Court And Discretionary Family Trusts
    • Australia
    • Mondaq Australia
    • 9 June 2009
    ...a beneficiary has the right to ensure the trustee properly administers the trust in accordance with the trust deed. In Kennon v. Spry [2008] HCA 56, the High grappled with a number of questions involving these trusts for the purpose of property settlement pursuant to section 79 of the Famil......
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 March 2017
    ...(Watson SJ, Murray and Wood JJ); In Marriage of Best (1993) 116 FLR 343, 355 (Fogarty, Lindenmayer a nd McGovern JJ); Kennon v Spry (2008) 238 CLR 366, 387–8 [54], 390 [64] (French CJ). 95 In Marriage of Mitchell (1995) 120 FLR 292, 304 (Nicholson CJ, Fogarty and Jordan JJ). 96 In the Marri......
  • Trusts and statutes.
    • Australia
    • Melbourne University Law Review Vol. 39 Nbr. 2, December 2015
    • 1 December 2015
    ...(67) (2006) 15 VR 87, 108 [107]. (68) Australian Securities and Investments Commission v Carey [No 6] (2006) 153 FCR 509; Kennon v Spry (2008) 238 CLR 366. (69) [1996] 1 AC 421, (70) Worthington, above n 62, 162.

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