Thomas v Mowbray and Ors

JurisdictionAustralia Federal only
JudgeGleeson CJ.,Gummow,Crennan JJ.,Kirby J.,Hayne J.,Callinan J.,Heydon J.,and
Judgment Date02 August 2007
Neutral Citation2007-0802 HCA C,[2007] HCA 33
CourtHigh Court
Docket NumberM119/2006
Date02 August 2007
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113 cases
  • Monis v The Queen; Droudis v The Queen
    • Australia
    • High Court
    • 27 February 2013
    ...s 7(2); Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms, s 1. 171 See generally Coleman v Power (2004) 220 CLR 1 at 53 [100] per McHugh J; Thomas v Mowbray (2007) 233 CLR 307 at 330–333 [19]–[27] per Gleeson CJ; [2007] HCA 172 See, for example, Gypsy Jokers Motorcycle Club Inc v Commissioner of Po......
  • Comcare v PVYW
    • Australia
    • High Court
    • 30 October 2013
    ...FCR 160. 219 (1995) 61 FCR 160 at 169. 220Zines, The High Court and the Constitution, 4th ed (1997) at 195, quoted in Thomas v Mowbray (2007) 233 CLR 307 at 351 [91]; [2007] HCA 221Norbis v Norbis (1986) 161 CLR 513 at 536; [1986] HCA 17. 222 (1986) 161 CLR 513 at 537. 223Vetter v Lake Macq......
  • Dupas v The Queen
    • Australia
    • High Court
    • 15 April 2010
    ...the policy of the common law and is more akin to a species of ‘constitutional fact’, in the sense of that term explained by Heydon J in Thomas v Mowbray29. 29 Whilst the criminal justice system assumes the efficacy of juries, that ‘does not involve the assumption that their decision-making ......
  • Hogan v Hinch
    • Australia
    • High Court
    • 10 March 2011
    ...many fields. Examples from the common law, statute law and Australian constitutional law were collected and discussed by Gleeson CJ in Thomas v Mowbray108. In an earlier decision, his Honour had pointed out that ‘necessary’ does not always mean ‘essential’ or ‘unavoidable’ 109. He also obse......
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47 books & journal articles
  • Mandatory sentencing for people smuggling: issues of law and policy.
    • Australia
    • Melbourne University Law Review Vol. 36 No. 2, August 2012
    • 1 August 2012
    ...Multicultural Affairs (2007) 228 CLR 651, 669 [47] (Gleeson CJ, Gummow, Kirby, Hayne, Heydon and Crennan JJ). (283) Thomas v Mowbray (2007) 233 CLR 307, 355 [111] (Gummow and Crennan JJ), quoted in International Finance Trust Co Ltd v New South Wales Crime Commission (2009) 240 CLR 319, 353......
  • 'An "alien" by the barest of threads' - the legality of the deportation of long-term residents from Australia.
    • Australia
    • Melbourne University Law Review Vol. 33 No. 2, August 2009
    • 1 August 2009
    ...so far been settled by this Court': at 78-9. (112) This is also the case in relation to the defence power: see, eg, Thomas v Mowbray (2007) 233 CLR 307. For suggestions as to the factors which may be most appropriately considered in the immigration context, see Wood, above n 9, (113) For ex......
  • National litigation and international law: repercussions for Australia's protection of marine resources.
    • Australia
    • Melbourne University Law Review Vol. 33 No. 1, April 2009
    • 1 April 2009
    ...the judiciary saying one thing, the executive another': The Arantzazu Mendi [1939] AC 256, 264 (Lord Atkin). See also Thomas v Mowbray (2007) 233 CLR 307, 354-5 (Gummow and Crennan (7) These doctrines are variously described as 'abstention doctrines' or 'avoidance doctrines' and include the......
  • The 2017 Winterton Lecture. Sir Owen Dixon Today
    • Australia
    • University of Western Australia Law Review No. 43-1, January 2018
    • 1 January 2018
    ...18. 70 (2009) 238 CLR 1; [2009] HCA 23. 71 A-G (Vic) v The Commonwealth (1945) 71 CLR 237, 271-2; [1945] HCA 30. 72 (2007) 233 CLR 307; [2007] HCA 33. 73 Australian Communist Party v The Commonwealth (1951) 83 CLR 1, 194. 74 (1936) 55 CLR 608, 677 75 (1982) 153 CLR 168, 213-14, 232-3, 256-7......
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