Mills v Meeking

JurisdictionAustralia Federal only
CourtHigh Court
Judgment Date1990
Neutral Citation[1990] HCA 6,1990-0227 HCA A
Date1990
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  • Is the High Court Mistaken about the Aim of Statutory Interpretation?
    • United Kingdom
    • Federal Law Review Nbr. 44-2, June 2016
    • 1 June 2016
    ...law practices concerning when mens rea requirements are presumed and, in light of that awareness, use 42 See, eg , Mills v Meeking (1990) 169 CLR 214, 234 (Dawson J); Wik Peoples v Queensland (1996) 187 CLR 1, 168–9 (Gummow J). 43 There are further reasons to investigate whether the mens re......
  • Open All Hours: The Reach of Vicarious Liability in ‘Off-Duty’ Sexual Harassment Complaints
    • United Kingdom
    • Federal Law Review Nbr. 36-2, June 2008
    • 1 June 2008
    ...Act 1931 (Tas) s 8A; Interpretation of Legislation Act 1984 (Vic) s 35(a); Interpretation Act 1984 (WA) s 18. 151 Mills v Meeking (1990) 91 ALR 16, 30–1 (Dawson J). 204 Federal Law Review Volume 36 ____________________________________________________________________________________ courts h......
  • PROSECUTING NON-PHYSICAL ABUSE BETWEEN CURRENT INTIMATE PARTNERS: ARE STALKING LAWS AN UNDER-UTILISED RESOURCE?
    • Australia
    • Melbourne University Law Review Vol. 42 Nbr. 2, April 2019
    • 1 January 2019
    ...Steamship Co Ltd (1920) 28 CLR 129, 161-2 (Higgins J). (92) Ibid 162. (93) Grey v Pearson (1857) 6 HL Cas 61. (94) Mills v Meeking (1990) 169 CLR 214, 235 (Dawson (95) See ibid. (96) See Grey v Pearson (n 93) 1234 (Lord Wensleydale). (97) Crimes Act 1900 (ACT) s 35. The maximum penalty is n......

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