Thompson v Australian Capital Television Pty Ltd

JurisdictionAustralia Federal only
Neutral Citation1996-1210 HCA C,[1996] HCA 38
Date1996
Year1996
CourtHigh Court
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  • Dispute resolution
    • United Kingdom
    • Construction Law. Volume III - Third Edition
    • 13 April 2020
    ...tort, and A releases B from its liability, the efect of this will also be to release C: hompson v Australian Capital Television Pty Ltd (1996) 186 CLR 574; Edgewater Homes Pty Ltd v Donohoe [2019] NSWSC 44 at [37]–[45], per Stevenson J. 244 In England, Hong Kong and Singapore this may be do......
  • Reasoning with the Foundations of Rules
    • United Kingdom
    • Sage Federal Law Review No. 46-1, March 2018
    • 1 March 2018
    ...disability’, the Act also repea led a rule which was founded on the disability.49 46 Thompson v Australian Capital Television Pty Ltd (1996) 186 CLR 574, 614–15 (Gummow J) (‘Thompson’), quoted in PGA (2012) 245 CLR 355, 373 [31]. 47 (1909) 10 CLR 89. 48 Ibid 95 (emphasis added), quoting Cue......
  • A tort of invasion of privacy in Australia?
    • Australia
    • Melbourne University Law Review Vol. 29 No. 2, August 2005
    • 1 August 2005
    ...104, 122 3. (312) Ibid 124, approving Eric Barendt, Freedom of Speech (1985) 152. (313) Thompson v Australian Capital Television Pty Ltd(1996) 186 CLR 574, (314) See Andrew T Kenyon, "Lange and Reynolds Qualified Privilege: Australian and English Defamation Law and Practice' (2004) 28 Melbo......

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