University of Wollongong v Metwally

JurisdictionAustralia Federal only
CourtHigh Court
Judgment Date1984
Neutral Citation[1984] HCA 74,1984-1122 HCA C
Date1984
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    • United Kingdom
    • House of Lords
    • 29 October 1998
    ...state of the payer's mind at the time of payment. As Deane J. said in the High Court of Australia in University of Wollongong v. Merwally 158 C.L.R. 447 at p. 478: "A parliament may legislate that, for the purposes of the law which it controls, past facts or past laws are to be deemed ......
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    • Australia
    • Federal Court
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  • Spence v Queensland
    • Australia
    • High Court
    • 15 May 2019
    ...of Pt XX of Commonwealth Electoral Act — Whether s 302CA invalid for infringing principle in University of Wollongong v Metwally (1984) 158 CLR 447; [1984] HCA 74. Constitutional law (Cth) — Implied freedom of communication about governmental and political matters — Where amendments to Elec......
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3 firm's commentaries
  • Queensland Government Bulletin: Recent media releases, reports, cases and legislation
    • Australia
    • Mondaq Australia
    • 30 May 2019
    ...Commonwealth Electoral Act – Whether s 302CA invalid for infringing principle in University of Wollongong v Metwally (1984) 158 CLR 447; [1984] HCA 74. Constitutional law (Cth) – Implied freedom of communication about governmental and political matters – Where amendments to Electoral Act 19......
  • NSW Government Bulletin: Recent media releases, reports, cases and legislation
    • Australia
    • Mondaq Australia
    • 30 May 2019
    ...Commonwealth Electoral Act - Whether s 302CA invalid for infringing principle in University of Wollongong v Metwally (1984) 158 CLR 447; [1984] HCA 74. Constitutional law (Cth) - Implied freedom of communication about governmental and political matters – Where amendments to Electoral Act 19......
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    • Australia
    • Mondaq Australia
    • 6 June 2019
    ...Commonwealth Electoral Act – Whether s 302CA invalid for infringing principle in University of Wollongong v Metwally (1984) 158 CLR 447; [1984] HCA 74. NSW Dickinson Property Group Pty Ltd v Wollondilly Shire Council [2019] NSWLEC 1220 APPEAL – development application – multi-dwelling housi......
10 books & journal articles
  • The Australian Constitution's Influence on the Common Law
    • United Kingdom
    • Federal Law Review Nbr. 31-1, March 2003
    • 1 March 2003
    ...Gummow and Hayne JJ). For a discussion of the concept of statutoryinconsistency, see University of Wollongong v Metwally (1984) 158 CLR 447, 463–4 (Mason J).In the context of inconsistency between a federal and state law (resolved by s 109 of theConstitution), two types of inconsistency are......
  • A Minimalist Charter of Rights for Australia: The UK or Canada as a Model?
    • United Kingdom
    • Federal Law Review Nbr. 37-3, September 2009
    • 1 September 2009
    ...arise where a Commonwealth law grants a right the exercise of which a state law interferes with); University of Wollongong v Metwally (1984) 158 CLR 447 ('Metwally') (outlining nature of tests for direct and indirect inconsistency). 128 See Metwally (1984) 158 CLR 447 (holding that Parliame......
  • Griffith University V Tang, ‘Under an Enactment’ and Limiting Access to Judicial Review
    • United Kingdom
    • Federal Law Review Nbr. 33-3, September 2005
    • 1 September 2005
    ...103 Re McBain (2002) 209 CLR 372, 460. 104 Ibid 407 [69] citing University of Wollongong v Metwally (1984) 158 CLR 447, 457–8, and using Croome (1997) 191 CLR 119 as an example. 105 (1998) 194 CLR 247. 106 Ibid 258 [27]. 107 Ibid 267 [49–50]. 108 Ibid 263 [40] citing R v Graziers' Associati......
  • Conflicts and Choice of Law within the Australian Constitutional Context
    • United Kingdom
    • Federal Law Review Nbr. 31-2, June 2003
    • 1 June 2003
    ...(1988) 169 CLR 41, 121.88 Ibid 120–4.89 Ibid 122.90 Ibid 123.91 Ibid.92 (1984) 158 CLR 447, see especially 467, 477–9.93 Breavington (1988) 169 CLR 41, 123.94 Ibid 124.95 Ibid 264 Federal Law Review Volume 31___________________________________________________________________________________......
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