Re Kl Tractors Ltd

JurisdictionAustralia Federal only
Neutral Citation1961-0307 HCA D,[1961] HCA 8
Date1961
CourtHigh Court
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13 cases
  • Re Sanpete Builders (S) Pte Ltd
    • Singapore
    • High Court (Singapore)
    • 5 January 1989
    ......I am unable to accept this contention. For a document to constitute a certificate it must contain a binding decision and be unambiguous and readily understandable: see Minister Trust Ltd v Traps Tractors Ltd [1954] 1 WLR 963. As Edmund Davies LJ stated in Token Construction v Charlton Estate (1973) 1 PLR 48 at p 52: . . While no set form of certificate is provided, unlike that under cl 21(a) and (b), it must clearly appear that the document relied upon is the physical expression ......
  • Plaintiff M68/2015 v Minister for Immigration and Border Protection and Others
    • Australia
    • High Court
    • 3 February 2016
    ...at 169; [1975] HCA 4. 104 Cf Heiner v Scott (1914) 19 CLR 381 at 393–394; [1914] HCA 82; In re K L Tractors Ltd (1961) 106 CLR 318 at 335; [1961] HCA 8. 105 Re Residential Tenancies Tribunal (NSW); Ex parte Defence Housing Authority (1997) 190 CLR 410 at 439, quoting Federal Commissioner of......
  • Commonwealth of Australia v Davis Samuel Pty Ltd
    • Australia
    • Supreme Court of ACT
    • 21 November 2014
    ...Ltd v Macquarie Equity Capital Markets Ltd (2008) 73 NSWLR 653 In re Diplock; Diplock v Wintle [1948] 1 Ch 465 In Re K L Tractors Ltd (1961) 106 CLR 318 Jaffray v Marshall [1993] 1 WLR 1285 Jaffray v Marshall in Target Holdings Ltd v Redferns (a firm) [1996] 1 AC 421 Johnson v Agnew [1980......
  • Williams v Commonwealth of Australia
    • Australia
    • High Court
    • 20 June 2012
    ...166 CLR 79 at 108 per Brennan J; Pape v Federal Commissioner of Taxation (2009) 238 CLR 1 at 60 [126] per French CJ. As noted in In re KL Tractors Ltd (1961) 106 CLR 318 at 335 per Dixon CJ, McTiernan and Kitto JJ; [1961] HCA 8: ‘The word “powers” here really means “capacity”, for we are d......
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3 books & journal articles
  • The Legal Personality of the Commonwealth of Australia
    • United Kingdom
    • Federal Law Review No. 47-1, March 2019
    • 1 March 2019
    ...(2015) 256 CLR 171, 181–2 [16] (French CJ, Hayne, Kiefel, Bell, Keane andNettle JJ), 192–3 [53] (Gageler J).12. See Re KL Tractors Ltd (1961) 106 CLR 318, 334–5 (Dixon CJ, McTiernan and Kitto JJ), rejecting thelanguageof ‘power’ used by AickenQC during argument: at 328; Re ResidentialTenanc......
  • Will the High Court ‘WAKIM’ Chapter II of the Constitution?
    • United Kingdom
    • Federal Law Review No. 31-3, September 2003
    • 1 September 2003
    ...n 45. 131 See, eg, Attorney-General (Vic) v Commonwealth (1935) 52 CLR 533 ('The Clothing Factory Case'); Re K L Tractors Ltd (1961) 106 CLR 318, 334 (Dixon CJ, McTiernan and Kitto JJ), as explained in Leslie Zines, The High Court and the Constitution (4th ed, 1997) 261–2. 132 (1977) 139 CL......
  • Responsible Government, Statutory Authorities and the Australian Constitution
    • United Kingdom
    • Federal Law Review No. 48-1, March 2020
    • 1 March 2020
    ...Goldring and Wettenhall (n 82) 140; Australian Coastal Shipping Commission v O’Reilly (1962) 107 CLR 46; Re KLTractors Pty Ltd (1961) 106 CLR 318; A-G (Vic) ex rel Victorian Chamber of Manufactures v Commonwealth (1935)52 CLR 533.101. See R Else Mitchell, ‘Australian Aspects of Government C......

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