R v L

JurisdictionAustralia Federal only
Neutral Citation[1991] HCA 48,1991-1203 HCA D
Date1991
CourtHigh Court
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5 cases
  • PGA v The Queen
    • Australia
    • High Court
    • May 30, 2012
    ...— Whether presumption of consent by wife in marriage was part of common law of Australia — Whether statement of common law in R v L (1991) 174 CLR 379 Words and phrases — ‘common law’, ‘marital exemption’, ‘marital immunity’, ‘presumption of consent’, ‘rape’, ‘retrospective application’. ......
  • Barclay v Penberthy
    • Australia
    • High Court
    • October 2, 2012
    ...v Perpetual Trustee Co (Ltd) (1952) 85 CLR 237 at 248. 201 (2012) 86 ALJR 641 at 651 [30]; 287 ALR 599 at 607; [2012] HCA 21. 202 See also R v L (1991) 174 CLR 379 at 389–390, 405; [1991] HCA 203 The proposition was stated in the extra-judicial writings of Sir Matthew Hale, Lord Chief Jus......
  • Magill v Magill
    • Australia
    • High Court
    • November 9, 2006
    ...39 Heydon, Cross on Evidence, 7th Aust ed (2004) at §25190. 40 (1789) 3 TR 51 [ 100 ER 450]. 41 See the judgment of Brennan J in R v L (1991) 174 CLR 379 at 42Garcia v National Australia Bank Ltd (1998) 194 CLR 395 at 404 [21]–[22] per Gaudron, McHugh, Gummow and Hayne JJ, 432–433 [76] per......
  • Australian Broadcasting Corporation v Lenah Game Meats Pty Ltd
    • Australia
    • High Court
    • November 15, 2001
    ...175 CLR 1. 474Burnie Port Authority v General Jones Pty Ltd (1994) 179 CLR 520. 475Wilson v The Queen (1992) 174 CLR 313. 476R v L (1991) 174 CLR 379. 477 Ha v New South Wales (1997) 189 CLR 465 . 478 Cole v Whitfield (1988) 165 CLR 360 . 479 Street v Queensland Bar Association (1989) 168 C......
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9 books & journal articles
  • The Australian Constitution's Influence on the Common Law
    • United Kingdom
    • Federal Law Review No. 31-1, March 2003
    • March 1, 2003
    ...Brennan, Deane and Dawson JJ agreeing); Lamb v Cotogno (1987) 164 CLR 1, 11(Mason CJ, Brennan, Deane, Dawson and Gaudron JJ); R v L (1992) 174 CLR 379, 389-390(Mason CJ, Deane and Toohey JJ); Perre v Apand Pty Ltd (1999) 198 CLR 180, 247 (GummowJ); Esso v FCT (1999) 201 CLR 49, 61–3 [23]–[2......
  • Reasoning with the Foundations of Rules
    • United Kingdom
    • Federal Law Review No. 46-1, March 2018
    • March 1, 2018
    ...Hale’s publication has been questioned: PGA (2012) 245 CLR 355, 376 [40], [42] (French CJ, Gummow, Hayne, Crennan and Kiefel JJ); R v L (1991) 174 CLR 379, 401 (Brennan J). 22 (1888) 22 QBD 23 (‘Clarence’), cited in PGA (2012) 245 CLR 355, 390–1 [96] (Heydon J). 23 [1992] 1 AC 599. 24 Ibid ......
  • The Interpretation of Legal Terms Used in the Definition of Commonwealth Powers
    • United Kingdom
    • Federal Law Review No. 35-2, June 2007
    • June 1, 2007
    ...wife and once did not but now does allow _____________________________________________________________________________________ 36 R v L (1992) 174 CLR 379, 396 (Brennan J). 37 Re Wakim; Ex parte McNally (1999) 198 CLR 511, 553 (McHugh J) ('Re Wakim'). 2007 Interpretation of Legal Terms 255 ......
  • A CHARITY IN ALL BUT LAW: THE POLITICAL PURPOSE EXCEPTION AND THE CHARITABLE SECTOR.
    • Australia
    • Melbourne University Law Review Vol. 42 No. 2, April 2019
    • January 1, 2019
    ...in the High Court of Australia said in dicta that marital rape was no longer part of the common law, if it had ever been: R v L (1991) 174 CLR 379, 390 (Mason CJ, Deane and Toohey JJ). A different majority in the High Court later expressly held that immunity for marital rape had ceased to b......
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