Perre v Apand

JurisdictionAustralia Federal only
CourtHigh Court
Judgment Date1999
Neutral Citation1999-0812 HCA B,[1999] HCA 36
Date1999
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277 cases
  • Woolcock Street Investments Pty Ltd v Cdg Pty Ltd
    • Australia
    • High Court
    • 1 April 2004
    ...damage the pipeline which was damaged was inherently likely to produce economic loss 42. 23 Since Caltex Oil , and most notably in Perre v Apand Pty Ltd43, the vulnerability of the plaintiff has emerged as an important requirement in cases where a duty of care to avoid economic loss has be......
  • Matland Holdings Pty Ltd v Ntz Pty Ltd
    • Australia
    • Federal Court
    • Invalid date
  • Wakim v Hih Casualty & General Insurance Ltd
    • Australia
    • Federal Court
    • Invalid date
  • Walsh v South Tipperary County Council
    • Ireland
    • High Court
    • 19 December 2011
    ...ORS ACTIONABLE MISREPRESENTATION 4ED 2000 296 REEMAN v DEPT OF TRANSPORT & ORS 1997 2 LLOYDS 648 1997 PNLR 618 PERRE & ORS v APAND PTY LTD 198 CLR 180 164 ALR 606 1999 HCA 36 MCMAHON & BINCHY IRISH LAW OF TORTS 3ED 2000 PARA 3.32 OVERSEAS TANKSHIP (UK) LTD v MORTS DOCK & ENGINEERING CO (THE......
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2 firm's commentaries
  • Construction & Infrastructure - What's News - 19 August 2014
    • Australia
    • Mondaq Australia
    • 24 August 2014
    ...loss – Liability of building surveyor to owner – Whether assumption of responsibility by building surveyor – Perre v Apand Pty Ltd [1999] HCA 36; (1999) 198 CLR 180 – Woolcock Street Investments Pty Ltd v CDG Pty Ltd [2004] HCA 16; (2004) 216 CLR 515. PRACTICE AND PROCEDURE – Pleadings – Am......
  • Australian universities' potential liability for courses that fail to deliver
    • Australia
    • Mondaq Australia
    • 19 December 2016
    ...defendant will render that person liable "in an indeterminate amount for an indeterminate time to an indeterminate class". (Perre v Apand [1999] HCA 36 at [107]) In respect of a university student, it should be relatively straightforward to calculate the loss as the course fees. If the stud......
10 books & journal articles
  • Conflicts and Choice of Law within the Australian Constitutional Context
    • United Kingdom
    • Federal Law Review Nbr. 31-2, June 2003
    • 1 June 2003
    ...Cf Breavington (1988) 169 CLR 41, 113–14 (Brennan J); also, analogously Perre v Apand PtyLtd (1999) 198 CLR 180, 215–23 [88]–[113] (McHugh J).181 ALRC, Choice of Law, Report No 58 (1992), 61–2 [6.63]–[6.65] and 175 [Appendix B, cl 6(8)].182 (2002) 76 ALJR 551, 561 [53], also 563 [60] and 56......
  • Mandatory sentencing for people smuggling: issues of law and policy.
    • Australia
    • Melbourne University Law Review Vol. 36 Nbr. 2, August 2012
    • 1 August 2012
    ...Williams v New York, 127 NE 2d 545, 550 (Froessel J) (NY Ct App, 1955); Andrews v Parker [1973] Qd R 33, 104 (Stable J); Perte v Apand (1999) 198 CLR 180, 199-200 [31]-[33] (Gaudron J); Justice Michael McHugh, 'The Law-Making Function of the Judicial Process: Part II' (1988) 62 Australian L......
  • THE PROMISE OF UNIVERSALITY
    • Singapore
    • Singapore Academy of Law Journal Nbr. 2013, December 2013
    • 1 December 2013
    ...competence and prudence of its management.” 97Makawe Pty Ltd v Randwick City Council[2009] NSWCA 412 at [21] (referring to Perre v Apand(1999) 198 CLR 180). See also Stovin v Wise[1996] AC 923 at 938, per Lord Nicholls: “reliance [is not] a necessary ingredient in all cases”. 98Spandeck Eng......
  • Should advocates' immunity continue?
    • Australia
    • Melbourne University Law Review Vol. 28 Nbr. 1, April - April 2004
    • 1 April 2004
    ...(1999) 167 ALR 575, 602 3. See above Part III(B). (270) The lack of agreement in the Court was highlighted in Perre v Apand Pty Ltd (1999) 198 CLR 180. Evidence of the impending doctrinal fragmentation in the Court was apparent in preceding decisions: see, eg, Hill v Van Erp (1997) 188 CLR ......
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