Thiess v Collector of Customs and Others

JurisdictionAustralia Federal only
CourtHigh Court
JudgeFrench CJ,Hayne,Kiefel,Gageler,Keane JJ
Judgment Date02 April 2014
Neutral Citation[2014] HCA 12
Date02 April 2014
Docket NumberB57/2013
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98 cases
  • Work Health Authority v Outback Ballooning Pty Ltd
    • Australia
    • High Court
    • 6 Febrero 2019
    ...739, quoted in Residual Assco Group Ltd v Spalvins (2000) 202 CLR 629 at 644 [27]; [2000] HCA 33 and in Thiess v Collector of Customs (2014) 250 CLR 664 at 672 [23]; [2014] HCA 105 Project Blue Sky Inc v Australian Broadcasting Authority (1998) 194 CLR 355 at 384 [78]; [1998] HCA 28. 106 Pr......
  • Construction, Forestry, Maritime, Mining and Energy Union v Australian Building and Construction Commissioner (The Bay Street Appeal)
    • Australia
    • Full Federal Court (Australia)
    • 10 Noviembre 2020
    ...and Border Protection [2017] HCA 34; 262 CLR 362 The Queen v Holliday [2017] HCA 35; 260 CLR 650 Thiess v Collector of Customs [2014] HCA 12; 250 CLR 664 Trade Practices Commission v Tubemakers of Australia Ltd (1983) 47 ALR 719; 76 FLR 455 University of Wollongong v Metwally (No 2) [1985] ......
  • Bluescope Steel (AIS) Pty Ltd v Australian Workers' Union
    • Australia
    • Full Federal Court (Australia)
    • 24 Mayo 2019
    ...v University of Technology, Sydney [2008] FCA 1512; 176 IR 183 Standard Hours Inquiry (1947) 59 CAR 581 Thiess v Collector of Customs [2014] HCA 12; 250 CLR 664 Thompson v Roche Bros Pty Ltd [2004] WASCA 110 University of Western Australia v National Tertiary Education Union [2003] FCA 1264......
  • McHugh v Minister for Immigration, Citizenship, Migrant Services and Multicultural Affairs (No 2)
    • Australia
    • Federal Court
    • 18 Junio 2020
    ...Commissioner of Taxation v Consolidated Media Holdings Ltd [2012] HCA 55; (2012) 250 CLR 503; at [39]; Thiess v Collector of Customs [2014] HCA 12; (2014) 250 CLR 664 at [27] In these cases, the issue of construction focuses upon the meaning to be attributed to the word “person” in ss 501 a......
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  • High Court decides no general right of recovery of customs duty
    • Australia
    • Mondaq Australia
    • 8 Abril 2014
    ...refund provisions of the Customs Act 1901 ("Customs Act"). The High Court dismissed the appeal in Thiess v Collector of Customs & Ors [2014] HCA 12 finding that with the exception of two statutory provisions, section 167(4) of the Customs Act bars all actions for the recovery of duty pa......
4 books & journal articles
  • The Defence of Duress Under the Criminal Code (WA)
    • Australia
    • University of Western Australia Law Review Nbr. 43-1, January 2018
    • 1 Enero 2018
    ...Citizenship [2010] HCA 23; (2010) 241 CLR 252, [31] (French CJ, Gummow, Hayne, Crennan & Kiefel JJ); Thiess v Collector of Customs [2014] HCA 12; (2014) 250 CLR 664, [22] (French CJ, Hayne, Kiefel, Gageler & Keane 187 the statute. The statutory text is the surest guide to Parliament......
  • Is the High Court Mistaken about the Aim of Statutory Interpretation?
    • United Kingdom
    • Federal Law Review Nbr. 44-2, June 2016
    • 1 Junio 2016
    ...I use the phrase ‘linguistic content’, rather than the word ‘meaning’, because – as we shall see – the latter is ambiguous. 14 Thiess (2014) 250 CLR 664, 671. I take it that the Court uses the terms ‘construction’ and ‘interpretation’ interchangeably, and I shall follow it in this regard. C......
  • The ‘Modern Approach’ to Statutory Interpretation and the Principle of Legality: An Issue of Coherence?
    • United Kingdom
    • Federal Law Review Nbr. 46-3, September 2018
    • 1 Septiembre 2018
    ...(which includes legislative history and extrinsic materials) to assist in ‘fixing the meaning of the statutory text’.50 42 Thiess (2014) 250 CLR 664, 671 [22] (French CJ, Hayne, Kiefel, Gageler and Keane JJ). 43 Australian Education Union v Department of Education and Children’s Services (2......
  • Statutory Misinterpretation: Rash Holding in Brash Holdings
    • United Kingdom
    • Federal Law Review Nbr. 45-2, June 2017
    • 1 Junio 2017
    ...v Victorian WorkCover Authority [2016] VSCA 146 (24 June 2016) [19] (Osborn, Beach and McLeish JJA); Thiess v Collector of Customs (2014) 250 CLR 664, 671 [22] (French CJ, Hayne, Kiefel, Gageler and Keane JJ). 16 D C Pearce and R S Geddes, Statutory Interpretation in Australia (8th ed, Lexi......

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