Palgo Holdings Pty Ltd v Gowans

JurisdictionAustralia Federal only
CourtHigh Court
JudgeMcHugh,Gummow,Hayne,Heydon JJ,Kirby J
Judgment Date25 May 2005
Neutral Citation2005-0525 HCA A,[2005] HCA 28
Docket NumberS317/2004
Date25 May 2005
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23 cases
  • Stevens v Kabushiki Kaisha Sony Computer Entertainment
    • Australia
    • High Court
    • 6 October 2005
    ...111Re Bolton; Ex parte Beane (1987) 162 CLR 514 at 517–518. 112Palgo Holdings Pty Ltd v Gowans (2005) 79 ALJR 1121 at 1129 [35]–[40]; 215 ALR 253 at 113 Constitution, s 51(xviii). 114 Constitution, s 51(xxxi). See Pacific Film Laboratories Pty Ltd v Federal Commissioner of Taxation (1970) 1......
  • Aid/watch Incorporated v Commissioner of Taxation
    • Australia
    • High Court
    • 1 December 2010
    ...HCA 30; Bellino v Australian Broadcasting Corporation (1996) 185 CLR 183 at 220–221; [1996] HCA 47; Palgo Holdings Pty Ltd v Gowans (2005) 221 CLR 249 at 261 [24]–[25]; [2005] HCA 22 (1925) 37 CLR 317 at 319; [1926] AC 128 at 130–131. See also Bathurst City Council v PWC Properties Pty Ltd......
  • Sons of Gwalia Ltd v Margaretic
    • Australia
    • High Court
    • 31 January 2007
    ...Sydney District Rugby League Football Club Ltd (2003) 215 CLR 563 at 580 [42] per McHugh J. 154 But cf Palgo Holdings Pty Ltd v Gowans (2005) 221 CLR 249 at 264–266 155 Central Bayside General Practice Association Ltd v Commissioner of State Revenue (2006) 80 ALJR 1509 at 1528 [84] fn 64; 2......
  • Campbells Cash and Carry Pty Ltd v Fostif Pty Ltd
    • Australia
    • High Court
    • 30 August 2006
    ...Blue Sky Inc v Australian Broadcasting Authority (1998) 194 CLR 355 at 381–382. 206 cf my reasons in Palgo Holdings Pty Ltd v Gowans (2005) 221 CLR 249 at 264–266 207 Reasons of Gummow, Hayne and Crennan JJ at [58], [60]; reasons of Callinan and Heydon JJ at [214]–[226]. 208 Reasons of Gumm......
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5 books & journal articles
  • The never-ending challenge of drafting and interpreting statutes - a meditation on the career of John Finemore QC.
    • Australia
    • Melbourne University Law Review Vol. 36 Nbr. 1, April 2012
    • 1 April 2012
    ...of Interpretation: The Case of Statutes and Contracts' (2003) 24 Statute Law Review 95. (65) See, eg, Palgo Holdings Pry Ltd v Gowans (2005) 221 CLR 249, 264-5 [37] (Kirby J) (66) See, eg, Carr v Western Australia (2007) 232 CLR 138, 164 [82]-[83] (Kirby J) ('Carr'). (67) Ibid 177 8 [126] [......
  • REHABILITATING REPUGNANCY? PRESERVING THAT PIECE OF MEDIEVAL LUMBER.
    • Australia
    • Melbourne University Law Review Vol. 42 Nbr. 3, August 2019
    • 1 April 2019
    ...& Co Ltd (1933) 49 CLR 306. (46) Walton Stores Ltd v Sydney City Council [1968] 2 NSWR 109. (47) Palgo Holdings Pty Ltd v Gowans (2005) 221 CLR 249. The transaction was held to be the former as it involved the conditional transfer of title, and not simply possession as security: at 258-......
  • Outside the Text: Inside the use of Extrinsic Materials in Statutory Interpretation
    • United Kingdom
    • Federal Law Review Nbr. 42-2, June 2014
    • 1 June 2014
    ...Communication Exchange Ltd v Deputy Commissioner of Taxation (2003) 201 ALR 271, 285 [61] (Kirby J); Palgo Holdings Pty Ltd v Gowans (2005) 221 CLR 249, 265 [38] (Kirby J). 70 James C Raymond, ‘Saving the Literal — Fundamentalism versus Soft Logic in Statutory Interpretation’ in Tom Gotsis ......
  • Statutory Misinterpretation: Rash Holding in Brash Holdings
    • United Kingdom
    • Federal Law Review Nbr. 45-2, June 2017
    • 1 June 2017
    ...(2011) 242 CLR 573, 592 [44]. 76 Cross (2012) 248 CLR 378, 390 [26] (French CJ and Hayne J), citing Palgo Holdings Pty Ltd v Gowans (2005) 221 CLR 249, 262 [28]; Byrnes v Kendle (2011) 243 CLR 253, 283 [97]. See also 395 [41] (French CJ and Hayne J), 412 [89] (Kiefel J); Deal v Father Pius ......
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