Sutherland Shire Council v Heyman

JurisdictionAustralia Federal only
CourtHigh Court
Judgment Date1985
Neutral Citation1985-0704 HCA B,[1985] HCA 41
Date1985
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2 firm's commentaries
  • Property & Projects - What's News - 19 May 2015
    • Australia
    • Mondaq Australia
    • 29 May 2015
    ...limitation period and to subsequent conduct — Darley Main Colliery Co v Mitchell (1886) 11 App Cas 127; Sutherland Shire Council v Heyman [1985] HCA 41; (1985) 157 CLR 424, considered. This appeal concerns a dispute which arose after a concrete slab was cast on land in Thornbury in about Ma......
  • Duty of Care and the 'Salient Features' Test
    • Australia
    • Mondaq Australia
    • 29 March 2010
    ...second, that there must have been actual reliance. His Honour noted that pursuant to the decisions of Sutherland Shire Council v Heyman [1985] HCA 41 and Pyrenees Shire Council v Day [1998] HCA 3 it is not necessarily actual reliance that is important but 'foreseeability or knowledge of tha......
11 books & journal articles
  • A COMMON LAW TORT OF PRIVACY?
    • Singapore
    • Singapore Academy of Law Journal Nbr. 2015, December 2015
    • 1 December 2015
    ...Non-Disclosure Orders[2012] 1 WLR 1003. 78Terry v Persons Unknown[2010] EWHC 119; [2010] 1 FCR 659. 79Sutherland Shire Council v Heyman(1985) 60 ALR 1 at 43; (1985) 157 CLR 424 at 481. 80 For criticism, see Ken Oliphant, “Against Certainty in Tort Law” in Tort Law: Challenging Orthodoxy (St......
  • THE PROMISE OF UNIVERSALITY
    • Singapore
    • Singapore Academy of Law Journal Nbr. 2013, December 2013
    • 1 December 2013
    ...(Academy Publishing, 2011) at p 78. 29Caparo Industries plc v Dickman[1990] 2 AC 605 at 623. See also Sutherland Shire Council v Heyman(1985) 157 CLR 424 at 481. 30 Gary Chan, The Law of Torts in Singapore (Academy Publishing, 2011) at p 79. See also Colin Liew, “Keeping it Spick and Spande......
  • Horizontal Effect and the Constitutional Constraint
    • United Kingdom
    • The Modern Law Review Nbr. 74-6, November 2011
    • 1 November 2011
    ...above,273.139 ibid, 271.140 ibid, 272.141 ibid, 273.142 n 59 above.143 Kavanagh, n 71 above,272.144 See eg Sutherland Shire Council vHeyman 60 ALR 1, 43–44 (Brennan J), cited with approval inCaparo vDickman [1990] 2 AC 605,633–634 (Lord Oliver); Malone vMetropolitan Police Commis-sioners [1......
  • The use and Enforcement of Soft Law by Australian Public Authorities
    • United Kingdom
    • Federal Law Review Nbr. 42-1, March 2014
    • 1 March 2014
    ...for finding that a duty of care is owed by a private actor, who would in any case generally have the right to refuse assistance. 168 (1985) 157 CLR 424 ('Sutherland SC v Heyman'). 169 Ibid 458 (Mason J). See a lso at 467–8 (Mason J). Note that the plaintiff in Heyman was unsuccessful in est......
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