Taylor v Johnson

JurisdictionAustralia Federal only
Neutral Citation[1983] HCA 5,1983-0223 HCA B
Year1983
Date1983
CourtHigh Court
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2 firm's commentaries
  • Competition & Consumer Law News – 5 July 2017
    • Australia
    • Mondaq Australia
    • 6 July 2017
    ...of a 'serious mistake' and did not deliberately set out to ensure that customer did not become aware of this mistake - Taylor v Johnson [1983] HCA 5; (1983) 151 CLR 422 considered and applied. TRADE PRACTICES - Misleading or deceptive conduct - Representation alleged to have been made to a ......
  • Inside track: Property & Real Estate - In the media, reports, cases and legislation
    • Australia
    • Mondaq Australia
    • 24 June 2019
    ...opportunistically sought to take advantage of it – Contract rescinded – Leave to appeal granted but appeal dismissed – Taylor v Johnson [1983] HCA 5; (1983) 151 CLR 422, Leibler v Air New Zealand Ltd [No 2] [1999] 1 VR 1 RW Health Partnership Pty Ltd v Lendlease Building Contractors Pty Ltd......
6 books & journal articles
  • CONTRACT LAW IN COMMONWEALTH COUNTRIES: UNIFORMITY OR DIVERGENCE?
    • Singapore
    • Singapore Academy of Law Journal No. 2019, December 2019
    • 1 December 2019
    ...[2006] 2 SLR(R) 117 at [58]. 82 See, for example, the oft-cited decisions of Svanosio v McNamara (1956) 96 CLR 186 and Taylor v Johnson (1983) 151 CLR 422, as well as John W Carter, Contract Law in Australia (LexisNexis Butterworths, 6th Ed, 2013) at pp 440–456. 83 [1950] 1 KB 671. Cf John ......
  • Contract Law
    • Singapore
    • Singapore Academy of Law Annual Review No. 2004, December 2004
    • 1 December 2004
    ...to render the contract void at common law. Alternatively, the plaintiffs urged the court to follow the decision in Taylor v Johnson(1983) 151 CLR 422, where the Australian High Court held that a unilateral mistake did not render a contract void at common law even if the twin requirements of......
  • NON-DETERMINISTIC ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE SYSTEMS AND THE FUTURE OF THE LAW ON UNILATERAL MISTAKES IN SINGAPORE
    • Singapore
    • Singapore Academy of Law Journal No. 2022, March 2022
    • 1 March 2022
    ...BCJ No 278 (QL) at [16]; Alcan Auto Parts Ltd v Parkland Farm Power & Equipment Ltd [1990] BCWLD 1250 at [31]. 93 Taylor v Johnson (1983) 151 CLR 422 at 428. 94 Ie, International Institute for the Unification of Private Law. 95 UNIDROIT Principles of International Commercial Contracts 2016 ......
  • CONTRACT FORMATION AND MISTAKE IN CYBERSPACE — THE SINGAPORE EXPERIENCE
    • Singapore
    • Singapore Academy of Law Journal No. 2005, December 2005
    • 1 December 2005
    ...at [125]. 146 [1950] 1 KB 671. 147 Supra n 2, at [126]. The learned judge cited the Australian High Court decision of Taylor v Johnson(1982) 45 ALR 265, and observed (at [126]) that that decision “seems to indicate that the effect of a unilateral mistake is only to render a contract unenfor......
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