Oceanic Sun Line Special Shipping Coinc v Fay

JurisdictionAustralia Federal only
CourtHigh Court
Neutral Citation[1988] HCA 32,1988-0630 HCA B
Date1988
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176 cases
  • Q & M Enterprises Sdn Bhd v Poh Kiat
    • Singapore
    • High Court (Singapore)
    • 31 August 2005
    ...... then shift to the plaintiff to show that there are special circumstances by reason of which justice requires that the ...     There is, of course, another (and divergent ) line of authority in the Australian context, first enunciated in the Australian High Court decision of Oceanic Sun Lines Special Shipping Co Inc v Fay (1988) 165 CLR 197 ......
  • Eng Liat Kiang v Eng Bak Hern
    • Singapore
    • Court of Three Judges (Singapore)
    • 11 August 1995
    ......;Surman v Fitzgerald [1904] 1 Ch 573 (distd) Oceanic Sun Line Special Shipping Company Inc v Fay (1988) 165 CLR ......
  • Batistatos v Roads and Traffic Authority of New South Wales
    • Australia
    • High Court
    • 14 June 2006
    ...plaintiff's case to proceed would clearly inflict unnecessary injustice upon the defendants. 70 What Deane J said in Oceanic Sun Line Special Shipping Company Inc v Fay100, with respect to the staying of local proceedings, is applicable also to a case such as the present one. His Honour emp......
  • Hi-Fert Pty Ltd Vkiukiang Maritime Carriers Inc.
    • Australia
    • Federal Court
    • Invalid date
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1 firm's commentaries
  • Construction & Infrastructure - What's News - 19 August 2014
    • Australia
    • Mondaq Australia
    • 24 August 2014
    ...Building and Consulting Pty Ltd (rec apptd) v Spotless Group Ltd [2007] VSC 377 – Oceanic Sun Line Special Shipping Company Inc v Fay [1988] HCA 32; (1988) 165 CLR 197. CONTRACT – Building contract – Contract between owner and building surveyor – Issue of building permits by building survey......
5 books & journal articles
  • Fair Work Ombudsman v Pocomwell Ltd [2013] FCA 250; [2013] FCA 1139
    • Australia
    • Australian and New Zealand Maritime Law Journal Nbr. 29-1, June 2015
    • 1 June 2015
    ...rationale for the exercise of the power to stay is the avoidance of injustice between parties in the 6 (1990) 171 CLR 538 ( ‘Voth’ ). 7 (1988) 165 CLR 197 ( ‘Oceanic Sun’ ). 8 Ibid 241. 9 Voth (1990) 171 CLR 538, 554. (Mason CJ, Deane, Dawson and Gaudron JJ). (2015) 29 ANZ Mar LJ 76 Fair Wo......
  • OF RETROSPECTIVE CRIMINAL LAWS AND PROSPECTIVE OVERRULING: REVISITING PUBLIC PROSECUTOR v TAN MENG KHIN & 24 ORS
    • Singapore
    • Singapore Academy of Law Journal Nbr. 1996, December 1996
    • 1 December 1996
    ...15 (Mason CJ), John v Commissioner of Taxation (Cth) (1989) 63 ALJR 166, 179 (Brennan J), Oceanic Sun Line Special Shipping Co Inc v Fay(1988) 62 ALJR 389, 415 (Deane J), Trident General Insurance Co Ltd v McNiece Bros Party Ltd(1988) 84 ALR 319, 33 (McHugh J). The Malaysian Supreme Court h......
  • Cruise Ship Operators, Their Passengers, Australian Consumer Law and Civil Liability Acts - Part Two
    • Australia
    • Australian and New Zealand Maritime Law Journal Nbr. 30-1, June 2016
    • 1 June 2016
    ...cannot apply because the State provisions are inconsistent with the Commonwealth. 45 For example, on the facts of Oceanic Sun Line v Fay (1988) 79 ALR 9, several members of the High Court commented in obiter that the proper law of the contract could well have been Greek law. 46 As an aside,......
  • AUSTRALIA'S ACCESSION TO THE HAGUE CONVENTION ON CHOICE OF COURT AGREEMENTS.
    • Australia
    • Melbourne University Law Review Vol. 41 Nbr. 1, August - August 2017
    • 1 August 2017
    ...Clauses since Akai' (n 16) 140-7. (57) The Mill Hill (1950) 81 CLR 502, 508-9 (Dixon J); Oceanic Sun Line Special Shipping Co Inc v Fay (1988) 165 CLR 197, 259 (Gaudron J); Akai (n 18) 427-9 (Dawson and McHugh JJ), 445 (Toohey, Gaudron and Gummow (58) Akai (n 18) 445 (Toohey, Gaudron and Gu......
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