PGA v The Queen

JurisdictionAustralia Federal only
JudgeFrench CJ,Gummow,Hayne,Crennan,Kiefel JJ.,Heydon J.,Bell J.
Judgment Date30 May 2012
Neutral Citation[2012] HCA 21,2012-0530 HCA A
CourtHigh Court
Docket NumberA15/2011
Date30 May 2012
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15 cases
  • Glencore International AG v Commissioner of Taxation
    • Australia
    • High Court
    • 14 August 2019
    ...Brennan J, 459-460 per Gaudron J. 75 PGA v The Queen (2012) 245 CLR 355 at 373 [29] per French CJ, Gummow, Hayne, Crennan and Kiefel JJ; [2012] HCA 21, referring to Dixon, “Concerning Judicial Method” (1956) 29 Australian Law Journal 468 at 76 Breen v Williams (1996) 186 CLR 71 at 99 per Da......
  • Barclay v Penberthy
    • Australia
    • High Court
    • 2 October 2012
    ...protective of contractual interests differentiates it from its origins. The present case thereby is marked off from those cases, such as PGA v The Queen48, in which a rule of the common law has become a legal fiction because it depends upon another rule which is no longer maintained. 41 A f......
  • Andrews v Australia and New Zealand Banking Group Ltd
    • Australia
    • High Court
    • 6 September 2012
    ...[2001] HCA 63. 88 Mason, ‘The Impact of Equitable Doctrine on the Law of Contract’, (1998) 27 Anglo-American Law Review 1 at 3. See also PGA v The Queen (2012) 86 ALJR 641 at 649–650 [20]–[21]; 287 ALR 599 at 605; [2012] HCA 21; Watt, Equity Stirring, (2009) at 89 Judicature Act 1873 (UK),......
  • Apotex Pty Ltd v Sanofi-Aventis Australia Pty Ltd
    • Australia
    • High Court
    • 4 December 2013
    ...Explanatory Memorandum at [31]. 47 Cane and Conaghan (eds), The New Oxford Companion to Law, (2008) at 164-166. 48 (2012) 245 CLR 355; [2012] HCA 21. 49 (2012) 245 CLR 355 at 370 50 (2012) 245 CLR 355 at 371 [23], citing Western Australia v The Commonwealth (Native Title Act Case) (1995) 18......
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5 books & journal articles
  • The 2017 Winterton Lecture. Sir Owen Dixon Today
    • Australia
    • University of Western Australia Law Review No. 43-1, January 2018
    • 1 January 2018
    ...38. 164 ‘Concerning Judicial Method’ in Woinarski (ed), Jesting Pilate (1965) 152; 29 Australian Law Journal 468. 165 (2012) 245 CLR 355; [2012] HCA 21. 166 (1988) 165 CLR 360. But what of that other important provision in the Constitution for the economy, s 90? The critical statement by Di......
  • The legal and commercial frameworks
    • United Kingdom
    • Construction Law. Volume I - Third Edition
    • 13 April 2020
    ...will not stand in the way of necessary adaptation or 65 Although “the common law” can be used in a number of senses: see PGA v he Queen [2012] HCA 21 at [19]–[28]. 66 he hierarchy of courts is discussed later in this chapter. 67 However, a judge of irst instance is technically not bound to ......
  • The Doctrine of Incapability and the Emperor's New Clothes: A Protected Defendant or Non-Existent Offences?
    • United Kingdom
    • Sage Journal of Criminal Law, The No. 78-3, June 2014
    • 1 June 2014
    ...between the behaviour and conviction, and one that (in obiter) explicitly recognises how law can be formed upon a fiction, see PGA v R [2012] HCA 21. 13 Consider the commentary by David Ormerod in Smith & Hogan’s Criminal Law, 13th edn (Oxford University Press: Oxford, 2011) 14 D. L. McBrid......
  • MUTILATING WORDS.
    • Australia
    • Melbourne University Law Review Vol. 44 No. 2, December 2020
    • 1 December 2020
    ...Australian Feminist Judgments: Righting and Rewriting Law (Hart Publishing, 2014) 257, 2578, 261; Wendy Larcombe and Mary Heath, 'PGA v R [2012] HCA 21: Judgment' in Heather Douglas et al (eds), Australian Feminist Judgments: Righting and Rewriting Law (Hart Publishing, 2014) 262, 270-1; Ji......
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