Woolworths Ltd v Crotty

JurisdictionAustralia Federal only
Neutral Citation[1942] HCA 35,1942-1217 HCA A
Year1942
Date1942
CourtHigh Court
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  • WorkCover Queensland v Amaca Pty Ltd
    • Australia
    • High Court
    • 20 October 2010
    ...first introduced in Victoria by the Survival of Actions Act 1942 (Vic) 63. 51 The respondents rely on a statement by Latham CJ in Woolworths Ltd v Crotty64, namely, that ‘a person who has died cannot bring an action for his own death, simply because he is dead and cannot bring an action for......
  • Koop v Bebb
    • Australia
    • High Court
    • Invalid date
  • Barclay v Penberthy
    • Australia
    • High Court
    • 2 October 2012
    ...493 [170 ER 1033]. 3Crotty v Woolworths Ltd (1942) 43 SR (NSW) 133 at 135 per Jordan CJ; affd Woolworths Ltd v Crotty (1942) 66 CLR 603; [1942] HCA 35; Swan v Williams (Demolition) Pty Ltd (1987) 9 NSWLR 172 at 191 per Priestley 4 Now named L-3 Communications Nautronix Limited. 5Fatal Accid......
  • Gifford v Strang Patrick Stevedoringpty Ltd
    • Australia
    • High Court
    • 18 June 2003
    ...(1965) 114 CLR 153 at 157-158. 72 (1965) 114 CLR 153 at 159. 73 See, eg, the approach adopted by Latham CJ in Woolworths Ltd v Crotty (1942) 66 CLR 603 at 74Interpretation Act 1987 (NSW), s 33, rendered applicable by the combined operation of s 5(1) and s 5(3). 75 [1943] AC 92. 76 [1943] AC......
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  • Is actio per quod still available in Australia?
    • Australia
    • Mondaq Australia
    • 14 October 2012
    ...may fall outside the pleadings - provided there is no prejudice to the other parties. Footnotes 1 (1808) 1 Camp 493 [170 ER 1033] 2 (1942) 66 CLR 603 3 [2012] HCA 40 at par 96 4 Cifuentes v Fugro Spatial Solutions Pty Ltd [2009] WA SC 316 of 322 5 [2012] HCA 40 at 87 6 [1973] NZLR 238 © DLA......

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