Pullen v Gutteridge Haskins & Davey Pty Ltd

JurisdictionVictoria
CourtSupreme Court
Date1993
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27 cases
  • Kensland Realty Ltd v Tai, Tang Chong
    • Hong Kong
    • Court of Final Appeal (Hong Kong)
    • 7 March 2008
    ...cause of action fell outside the period specified in the statute of limitations: Pullen & Another v. Gutteridge Haskins and Davey Pty Ltd [1993] 1 VR 27. But courts in the United Kingdom and this Court have taken the opposite view. They have insisted that, although the defendant must raise ......
  • The Bank Of East Asia, Ltd. v Tsien Wui Marble Factory Ltd. And Others And Remo Riva And Others (Third Parties
    • Hong Kong
    • Court of Final Appeal (Hong Kong)
    • 10 December 1999
    ...need not allege or prove it. The Bank relies for this proposition on the judgment of the Victorian Full Court in Pullen v. Gutteridge [1993] 1 VR 27. But, as I see it, this argument misses the essential point of the statutory scheme for the limitation of actions, which is to prevent stale c......
  • Wilson, Graeme James Gregory v Horne, Cherie Jayne
    • Australia
    • Supreme Court of Tasmania
    • 26 October 1999
    ...AC 758; Pirelli General Cable Works Ltd v Oscar Faber & Partners (a firm) [1983] 1 All ER 65; Pullen v Gutteridge Haskins & Davey Pty Ltd [1993] 1 VR 27; Tsanaktsidis v Oulianoff (1980) 24 SASR 500; Coates and Another v Government Insurance Office of New South Wales (1995) 36 NSWLR 1; S v G......
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3 firm's commentaries
  • Limitation period for Victorian building actions
    • Australia
    • Mondaq Australia
    • 1 August 2011
    ...limitation period only runs in negligence from when defects in the building work were first known or manifest (see Pullen v Gutteridge [1993] 1 VR 27 at 71). ... ... I have concluded that section 134 of the Building Act only applies to claims in negligence with respect to defective work and......
  • Latent defects: QLD Court of Appeal rules on limitation of time to commence proceedings
    • Australia
    • Mondaq Australia
    • 19 October 2014
    ...when the cracking first appeared 1. In particular, the Court referred to the decision of Pullen v Gutteridge Haskins & Davey Pty Ltd [1993] 1 VR 27 in which the Victorian Court of Appeal found that in cases of pure economic loss due to a latent defect in design, time begins to run when ......
  • Limitation of time to commence proceedings for building defects
    • Australia
    • Mondaq Australia
    • 25 July 2011
    ...289 4 Sherson & Associates Pty Limited v Bailey & Ors [2000] NSWCA 275 5 Pullen v Gutteridge Haskins & Davey Pty Limited [1993] 1 VR 27 6 Eko Investments Pty Limited v Austruc Constructions Limited & Ors; The Owners Strata Plan No 64970 v Austruc Constructions Limited & ......

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