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Owendale Pty Ltd v Anthony [1967] HCA 52

(1966) 117 CLR 539; 40 ALJR 446
Windeyer J
Date: 24 Aug 1967
Landlord and Tenant

Landlord and Tenant�Lease�Determination�Forfeiture�Covenant to commence erection of building within specified time�Clearing operations commenced�Whether breach�Acceptance of rent after notice of breach�Conduct of lessor and lessee�Waiver�Crown lease�Statutory procedure for determination upon breach of covenant�Effect of conduct upon statutory right to determine�Notice�Requirement that conditions for failure to comply with &hich lease may be determined be fully set out�Reference to terms of lease�Whether sufficient�Signature on notice�Delegation of function by Minister�Delegate designated by office held�City Area Leases Ordinance 1936
–1964 (A. C. T. ), ss. 6,22. *

Sovar v Henry Lane Pty Ltd [1967] HCA 31

(1967) 116 CLR 397; 41 ALJR 129; [1967] ALR 609
McTiernan ACJ, Kitto, Taylor, Windeyer, Owen JJ
Date: 20 Sep 1967
Factories and Shops – Statutory Duties

Factories and Shops – Dangerous machinery - Fencing - Failure to maintain in position in efficient state whilst machinery in use - Statutory defence to prosecution - Whether defence to civil action - Factories, Shops and Industries Act, 1962 (N. S. W. ), s. 27 (1) (d), (5). * Statutory Duties - Breach - Statutory defence to prosecution - Whether answer to civil action.

Ogden Industries Pty Ltd v Lucas [1967] HCA 30

(1967) 116 CLR 537; 41 ALJR 146; 63 QJP 56
Barwick CJ, Kitto, Taylor, Windeyer, Owen JJ
Date: 20 Sep 1967
WORKERS' COMPENSATION (VICT. )

Workers' Compensation (Vict. ) - Death - Statutory amendment increasing rate of compensation - Whether amended rate applies in case of death after amendment whenever compensable injury causing death occurs - Liability" - Pulmonary oedema causing death of worker suffering from coronary artery disease - Whether aggravation or acceleration of disease - Whether oedema separate "injury" - Acts Interpretation Act 1958 (Vict. )

Hayes v The Queen [1967] HCA 29

(1967) 116 CLR 459; 41 ALJR 137
Barwick CJ, Taylor, Owen JJ
Date: 20 Sep 1967
Criminal Law

Criminal Law
– Felony - Sentence - Power to impose cumulative sentences - Convictions on three counts - Criminal Law Consolidation Act, 1935-1937 (S. A. ), s. 388 - Crimes Act 1914-1960 (Cth), s. 19 - Interpretation Ordinance 1931-1959 (N. T. ), s. 4A - Criminal Procedure Ordinance 1933 (N. T. ), s. 2.

Clarke & Walker Pty Ltd v Thew [1967] HCA 28

(1967) 116 CLR 465; 41 ALJR 139; [1967] ALR 633
Barwick CJ, McTiernan, Taylor, Windeyer, Owen JJ
Date: 20 Sep 1967
Guarantee

Guarantee
– Consideration - Undertaking not to take proceedings" against principal debtor - "Proceedings" - Demand for payment with threat of winding-up petition - Companies Act

Harrowell v Commissioner of Taxation (Cth) [1967] HCA 27

(1967) 116 CLR 607; 41 ALJR 123; 14 ATD 472; [1967] LB Co's Tax Serv 135
Taylor, Windeyer, Owen JJ
Date: 8 Sep 1967
Income Tax (Cth)

Income Tax (Cth)
– Assessable income - Company in liquidation - Distribution by liquidator to shareholder company out of income - Liquidation of shareholder company - Distribution to its shareholders of amount of distribution received from first company - Whether distribution assessable income in shareholders' hands - Income Tax and Social Services Contribution Assessment Act 1936-1957 (Cth), ss. 44 (1)*, 47 (1)**.

Queensland Forests Ltd v Union-Fidelity Trustee Co of Australia Ltd [1967] HCA 26

(1967) 117 CLR 1; 41 ALJR 115
Barwick CJ, McTiernan, Kitto, Taylor, Windeyer JJ
Date: 7 Sep 1967
Construction and Interpretation

Construction and Interpretation
– Bonds issued to finance timber growing - Rights of bondholders' trustee under trust deed against grower - Land sold with timber standing thereon.

Pottinger v George [1967] HCA 25

(1967) 116 CLR 328; 41 ALJR 85; 14 LGRA 405
Barwick CJ, McTiernan, Taylor JJ
Date: 24 Aug 1967
Specific Performance – Town Planning

Specific Performance – Sale of land and lease - Completion date specified - Time of the essence - Settlement deferred to secure lessor's consent to transfer of lease - Rescission by vendor - Whether purchasers absolved from making tender of balance of purchase money - Whether purchasers entitled to treat contract at an end. Town Planning - Specific performance of agreement for sale of land - Town Plan of City of Brisbane - Consent of Council - Site approval by one Department for use for shops and residence - Building approval by another Department for shops only - Each Department aware of approvals - Continuance of approvals after Town Plan coming into effect - The City of Brisbane Acts, 1924 to 1959 (Q. ), Ordinances Ch. 8, Pt VI - The City of Brisbane (Town Plan) Act of 1959 (Q. ).

Tait v Commissioner of Taxation (Cth) [1967] HCA 24

(1967) 116 CLR 620; 41 ALJR 82
Barwick CJ, McTiernan, Taylor, Windeyer JJ
Date: 18 Aug 1967
Estate Duty (Cth)

Estate Duty (Cth)
– Valuation of assets - Deceased's interest in partnership - Valuation upon amount that would be paid by any proposed partner purchasing deceased's interest or as on winding up - Weight to be given to hypothetical purchaser's liability to pay income tax on acquisition of assets with value in partnership accounts depreciated to less than market value - Estate Duty Assessment Act 1914-1950 (Cth), s. 8.

Mendes v Commissioner of Probate Duties [1967] HCA 23

(1967) 122 CLR 152; 41 ALJR 108; [1967] ALR 649
Kitto, Taylor, Windeyer JJ
Date: 16 Aug 1967
Death Duties (Vict. ) - Companies

Death Duties (Vict. ) - Shares in company - Gift - Whether company controlled by deceased" - Criterion of control - Notional estate - Whether bona fide possession and enjoyment of subject matter of gift assumed three years before death of deceased - Probate Duty Act 1962 (Vict. )

Equity Nominees Ltd v Tucker [1967] HCA 22

(1967) 116 CLR 518; 41 ALJR 80
Barwick CJ, McTiernan, Taylor, Windeyer JJ
Date: 16 Aug 1967
Companies

Companies
– Articles of Association - Seal - Article requiring two directors or their nominees to be present when common seal used - Whether presence of one person in two capacities sufficient.

Owendale Pty Ltd v Anthony [1967] HCA 20

(1967) 117 CLR 539 at 569; 41 ALJR 89
Barwick CJ, McTiernan, Kitto, Taylor, Owen JJ
Date: 24 Aug 1967
Income Tax (Cth)

Income Tax (Cth)
– Deduction - Investment in manufacturing plant - Plant used in operations by &hich manufactured goods are derived from other goods - Plant used in transportation within premises - Plant" - "Premises" - Income Tax and Social Services Contribution Assessment Act 1936-1964 (Cth)

Moreton Central Sugar Mill Co Ltd v Commissioner of Taxation (Cth) [1967] HCA 20

(1967) 116 CLR 151; 41 ALJR 55; 14 ATD 468; [1967] LB Co's Tax Serv 126
Kitto J
Date: 20 Jun 1967
Income Tax (Cth)

Income Tax (Cth)
– Deduction - Investment in manufacturing plant - Plant used in operations by &hich manufactured goods are derived from other goods - Plant used in transportation within premises - Plant" - "Premises" - Income Tax and Social Services Contribution Assessment Act 1936-1964 (Cth)

Parente v Bell [1967] HCA 19

(1967) 116 CLR 528; 41 ALJR 52; [1968] ALR 174
Windeyer J
Date: 6 Jun 1967
Judicial Precedent – Damages

Judicial Precedent – Original jurisdiction - High Court Justice sitting in a State - Decision of Full Court of State followed as persuasive authority. Damages - Personal injuries - Economic loss - Admissibility of evidence - Possibility of continued inflation as factor in assessment.

Minister for Works (WA) v Civil & Civic Pty Ltd [1967] HCA 18

(1967) 116 CLR 273; 41 ALJR 33; [1967] ALR 514
Barwick CJ, McTiernan, Kitto, Taylor, Owen JJ
Date: 5 Jun 1967
Arbitration

Arbitration
– Special case stated by arbitrators in course of reference for opinion of a judge of the Supreme Court - Appeal to Full Court - Competency of appeal to High Court - Arbitration Act, 1895-1935 (W. A. ), ss. 2, 21 - The Constitution (63 &64 Vict. c. 12), s. 73 - Judiciary Act 1903-1965 (Cth), s. 35.

Greater Union Organization Pty Ltd v Pappas [1967] HCA 17

(1967) 116 CLR 475; 41 ALJR 40; [1968] ALR 137
Barwick CJ, McTiernan, Kitto, Taylor, Windeyer JJ
Date: 5 Jun 1967
Landlord and Tenant – Ejectment

Landlord and Tenant – Notice to quit as to the whole of leased premises - Whether right to recover part of premises - Jurisdiction of magistrate - Landlord and Tenant Act, 1899-1964 (N. S. W. ), ss. 22 (a), 23*. Landlord and Tenant - Prescribed premises - Dwelling-house" - Shop and house on same premises - Notice to quit as to whole of premises - Whether part of premises not comprising dwelling house recoverable - Rights and obligations as to part not recovered - Landlord and Tenant (Amendment) Act

Mills v Stokman [1967] HCA 15

(1967) 116 CLR 61; 41 ALJR 16
Barwick CJ, McTiernan, Kitto, Taylor, Menzies JJ
Date: 19 May 1967
Real Property

Real Property
– Profit a prendre - Slate - Discarded materials from old quarrying operations - Agreement for value not under seal selling slate - Authority to purchaser to enter land for purpose of removing etc. the slate sold - Whether sale of goods or grant of interest in land - Sale of subject land - Whether notice by purchaser of previous agreement - Assignment of slate for value by original grantee - Authority to enter land - Whether enforceable against purchaser of land - Old Law title - Torrens system title - Rights of original grantee not indorsed on certificate of title - Sale of Goods Act, 1923-1953 (N. S. W. ), ss. 5 (1), 22, 23 (r. 1) - Real Property Act, 1900 (N. S. W. ), s. 42.

Nominal Defendant v Haslbauer [1967] HCA 14

(1967) 117 CLR 448; 41 ALJR 1; [1969] ALR 705
Barwick CJ, Kitto, Taylor, Menzies, Owen JJ
Date: 11 May 1967
Negligence

Negligence
– Motor car collision - Defective brakes - Knowledge of driver - Res ipsa loquitur - No onus on defendant to disprove negligence - Inference of negligence from sequence of events.

Suehle v The Commonwealth [1967] HCA 13

(1967) 116 CLR 353; 41 ALJR 23; [1967] ALR 572; 61 QJP 92
Windeyer J
Date: 3 May 1967
High Court

High Court
– Action in tort against Commonwealth - Basis of liability - Law applicable - The Constitution (63 &64 Vict. c. 12), s. 75 - Judiciary Act 1903-1966 (Cth), ss. 56, 64, 79, 80, 80A.

Darling Island Stevedoring & Lighterage Co Ltd v Hankinson [1967] HCA 10

(1967) 117 CLR 19; 40 ALJR 544; [1967] ALR 545; [1967] WCR (NSW) 245
Barwick CJ, Kitto, Taylor, Menzies, Owen JJ
Date: 27 Apr 1967
Workers' Compensation

Workers' Compensation (N. S. W. ) - Injury" - Undetected non-symptomatic pre-existing disease - Collapse of diseased vertebrae upon exertion at employment - Incapacity - Untreated

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