Williams v Commonwealth

JurisdictionAustralia Federal only
JudgeFrench CJ,Hayne,Kiefel,Bell,Keane JJ.,Crennan J.
Judgment Date19 June 2014
Neutral Citation[2014] HCA 23
CourtHigh Court
Date19 June 2014
Docket NumberS154/2013
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5 cases
  • Plaintiff M68/2015 v Minister for Immigration and Border Protection and Others
    • Australia
    • High Court
    • 3 Febrero 2016
    ...[1992] HCA 64. 30 Cf Williams v The Commonwealth [No 2] (2014) 252 CLR 416 at 461 [50] per French CJ, Hayne, Kiefel, Bell and Keane JJ; [2014] HCA 23. 31 Migration Act, s 198AD(2). 32 Migration Act, s 198AB(1). 33 Migration Act, s 198AB(2). 34 Migration Act, s 198AB(3)(a). 35 Migration Act,......
  • North Australian Aboriginal Justice Agency Ltd v Northern Territory
    • Australia
    • High Court
    • 11 Noviembre 2015
    ...[189]. See also John v Federal Commissioner of Taxation (1989) 166 CLR 417 at 438–439; [1989] HCA 5; Williams v The Commonwealth (No 2) (2014) 88 ALJR 701 at 713 [58]–[60]; 309 ALR 41 at 54–55; [2014] HCA 178 (1997) 190 CLR 1 at 80–84, 118–121. 179 (1997) 190 CLR 1 at 176. 180 (1965) 114 CL......
  • Azimitabar v Commonwealth of Australia
    • Australia
    • Federal Court
    • 6 Julio 2023
    ...[2017] HCA 40; 263 CLR 487 Williams v Commonwealth of Australia [2012] HCA 23; 248 CLR 156 Williams v Commonwealth of Australia [2014] HCA 23; 252 CLR 416 X7 v Australian Crime Commission [2013] HCA 29; 248 CLR 92 Division: General Division Registry: Victoria National Practice Area: and reg......
  • Attorney-General (Cth) v Ogawa
    • Australia
    • Full Federal Court (Australia)
    • 28 Octubre 2020
    ...(1998) 72 SASR 110 Water Conservation and Irrigation Commission (NSW) v Browning [1947] HCA 21; 74 CLR 492 Williams v Commonwealth (No 2) [2014] HCA 23; 252 CLR 416 Yasmin v Attorney-General (Cth) [2015] FCAFC 145; 236 FCR 169 Cox, “The Royal Prerogative and Constitutional Law”, Routledge, ......
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4 firm's commentaries
  • After the school chaplains case, where to now for Commonwealth funded programs?
    • Australia
    • Mondaq Australia
    • 21 Junio 2014
    ...casting doubt on the validity of many similar schemes providing around $40 billion in funding (Williams v Commonwealth of Australia [2014] HCA 23). Williams No. 1 leads to remedial legislation The plaintiff, Mr Williams, whose children attend a public school, first challenged the scheme's v......
  • Good News: Abbott government committed to school chaplains despite High Court ruling
    • Australia
    • Mondaq Australia
    • 7 Julio 2014
    ...that the legislation supporting the funding agreements was unconstitutional. See link to judgment: Williams v Commonwealth of Australia [2014] HCA 23. The High Court decision was made in relation to proceedings challenging the funding agreement for chaplaincy services between the Commonweal......
  • Williams (No. 2) overview: validity of government grants and funding programs
    • Australia
    • Mondaq Australia
    • 25 Junio 2014
    ...the scores of its grants and funding programs are valid. As noted by James Stellios, the High Court's decision in Williams v Commonwealth [2014] HCA 23 was limited to the validity of funding agreement with the Scripture Union Queensland with the Commonwealth and the operation of s 32B of Fi......
  • Where to now for Commonwealth grants programs post-Williams (No 2)?
    • Australia
    • Mondaq Australia
    • 29 Junio 2014
    ...has recently been brought back into the spotlight because of the High Court's decision last week in Williams v Commonwealth of Australia [2014] HCA 23 (Williams (No In this article we'll see what the High Court's decision in that case means for Agencies and its implications for Government p......
2 books & journal articles
  • The Corporations Power in Williams (No 2) (2014) 88 ALJR 701
    • Australia
    • University of Western Australia Law Review No. 39-2, September 2015
    • 1 Septiembre 2015
    ...note analyses the High Court’s approach to the corporations power in s 51(xx) of the Constitution in Williams v Commonwealth (No 2) (2014) 88 ALJR 701. The Court held that a law authorising the Commonwealth to pay money to trading or financial corporations was not supported by s 51(xx). Thi......
  • CPCF v Minister for Immigration and Border Protection [2015] HCA 1: Variation on a Theme
    • Australia
    • University of Western Australia Law Review No. 39-2, September 2015
    • 1 Septiembre 2015
    ...(Kiefel J). 22CPCF [2015] HCA 1, [479]-[483] (Keane J). 23Cain [1906] AC 542, 546 (Lord Atkinson). 24Arguably Williams v the Commonwealth [2014] HCA 23 (Williams (No 2)), Williams v the Commonwealth (No 1) (2012) 248 CLR 156 (Williams (No 1)) Pape v Commissioner of Taxation 2015 Variation o......

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