Koop v Bebb

JurisdictionAustralia Federal only
CourtHigh Court
Date1951
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23 cases
  • Breavington v Godleman
    • Australia
    • High Court
    • Invalid date
  • Boys v Chaplin
    • United Kingdom
    • Court of Appeal (Civil Division)
    • 6 December 1967
    ......Parent , (1917) Appeal Cases, p. 195 , and rejected by the High Court of Australia ( Koop v. Bebb , 84 Commonwealth Law Reports, p. 629) , although it has been applied in the Supreme Court of Canada Mellean v. Pettigrew (1945) Dominion ......
  • Sweedman v Transport Accident Commission
    • Australia
    • High Court
    • 9 March 2006
    ...s 104(1) and the identification of the choice of law rule applicable to that claim. In Pfeiffer16 it was explained, with reference to Koop v Bebb17, that the term ‘tort’ used for the purposes of choice of law rules may encompass civil actions for acts or omissions made wrongful by statute. ......
  • Neilson v Overseas Projects Corporation of Victoria Ltd
    • Australia
    • High Court
    • 29 September 2005
    ...of Laws’, (1972–1973) 46 British Year Book of International Law 117 at 118. 31Phillips v Eyre (1870) LR 6 QB 1 at 28–29. 32Koop v Bebb (1951) 84 CLR 629. 33 (2000) 203 CLR 503. 34 (2002) 210 CLR 491. 35John Pfeiffer Pty Ltd v Rogerson (2000) 203 CLR 503 at 542 [96] per Gleeson CJ, Gaudron, ......
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3 books & journal articles
  • 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
    ...privilege Grant v Downs (1976) 135 CLR 674 John Pfeiffer Pty Ltd v Rogerson (2000) 203 CL R 503 Choice of law rules Koop v Bebb (1951) 84 CLR 629; McKain v R W Miller (1991) 174 CLR 1; Stevens v Head (1993) 176 CLR 43 (These d ecisions followed older English cases, such as Phillip v Eyre (1......
  • Conflicts and Choice of Law within the Australian Constitutional Context
    • United Kingdom
    • Federal Law Review Nbr. 31-2, June 2003
    • 1 June 2003
    ...McKain v Miller (1991) 174 CLR 1('McKain'), 36 (Brennan, Dawson, Toohey and McHugh JJ).11 (1870) LR 6 QB 1.12 See, eg, Koop v Bebb (1951) 84 CLR 629, 642; Anderson v Eric Anderson Radio & TV Pty Ltd(1965) 114 CLR 20 ('Anderson'); McKain (1991) 174 CLR 1, 39 (Brennan, Dawson, Toohey andMcHug......
  • Pleading and proving foreign law in Australia.
    • Australia
    • Melbourne University Law Review Vol. 31 Nbr. 2, August 2007
    • 1 August 2007
    ...Law (2nd ed, 1950) ch 17. (10) (2000) 203 CLR 503. (11) (2002) 210 CLR 491. (12) Phillips v Eyre (1870) LR 6 QB 1; Koop v Bebb (1951) 84 CLR 629; Anderson v Eric Anderson Radio & TV Pty Ltd (1965) 114 CLR 20; Breavington v Godleman (1988) 169 CLR 41; McKain v R W Miller & Co (SA) Pr......

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