Woods v Multi-Sport Holdings Pty Ltd

JurisdictionAustralia Federal only
JudgeGleeson CJ,McHugh J,Kirby J,Hayne J,Callinan J
Judgment Date07 March 2002
Neutral Citation[2002] HCA 9,2002-0307 HCA C
CourtHigh Court
Docket NumberP93/2000
Date07 March 2002
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    • High Court
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    ...in an intoxicated state, like the plaintiff, from approaching the cliff edge, the dangers of which were otherwise obvious. In Woods v Multi-Sport Holdings Pty Ltd65 the case concerned the suggested need to provide a warning against the special risks of indoor cricket with a ball having a co......
  • New South Wales v Fahy (266)
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    • High Court
    • 22 May 2007
    ...Waterworks Co (1856) 11 Ex 781 at 784 [ 156 ER 1047 at 1049]. 13 (1980) 146 CLR 40 at 53. 14 cf Woods v Multi-Sport Holdings Pty Ltd (2002) 208 CLR 460; Neindorf v Junkovic (2005) 80 ALJR 341; 222 ALR 631; Vairy v Wyong Shire Council (2005) 223 CLR 422 at 425–427 15 (2002) 211 CLR 540 at ......
  • Thomas v Mowbray and Ors
    • Australia
    • High Court
    • 2 August 2007
    ...proved in both of those cases. In Uebergang, Gibbs and Wilson JJ also referred to the need for proof of that kind 658. 529 In Woods v Multi-Sport Holdings Pty Ltd659, although it was not a constitutional case, I expressed my concern 660 that the statistics relied upon by McHugh J 661 were b......
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  • The 2017 Winterton Lecture. Sir Owen Dixon Today
    • Australia
    • University of Western Australia Law Review No. 43-1, January 2018
    • 1 January 2018
    ...(1959) 102 CLR 280, 292; [1959] HCA 11. See, further, Woods v Multisport Holdings Pty Ltd (2002) 208 CLR 460, [64]-[70] per McHugh J; [2002] HCA 9. 163 (2003) 215 CLR 1, [55]-[78]; [2003] HCA 38. 164 ‘Concerning Judicial Method’ in Woinarski (ed), Jesting Pilate (1965) 152; 29 Australian La......
  • The Definition and Discovery of Facts in Native Title: The Historian's Contribution
    • United Kingdom
    • Federal Law Review No. 36-3, September 2008
    • 1 September 2008
    ...including the appropriate scope of judicial notice, remain undefined: Selway, above n 6, 130–5; Woods v Multi-Sport Holdings Pty Ltd (2002) 208 CLR 460, 184 [165] (Callinan J); Graham Mullane, 'Evidence of Social Science Research: Law, Practice and Options in the Family Court of Australia' ......
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    • Federal Law Review No. 40-3, September 2012
    • 1 September 2012
    ...judicial discussion of the terms 'adjudicative fact' and 'legislative fact' see McHugh J in Woods v Multi-Sport Holdings Pty Ltd (2002) 208 CLR 460, 478–9 [64]; and Heydon J in Aytugrul v R (2012) 286 ALR 441, 462-4 [70] –[74]. See also Hon J D Heydon, 'Developing the Common Law' in Justin ......
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    • Melbourne University Law Review Vol. 43 No. 3, April 2020
    • 1 April 2020
    ...and Gaudron JJ). (75) See, eg, Selway (n 1) 130-1, discussing McHugh J's dissenting judgment in Woods v Multi-Sport Holdings Pty Ltd (2002) 208 CLR 460, 477-8 (76) Irving, 'Constitutional Interpretation' (n 1). (77) Ibid 109. (78) Ibid 110-11, 116-17. I am cognisant of the fact that I, too,......

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