High Court of Australia

Agar v Hyde [2000] HCA 41

Agar v Worsley

201 CLR 552; 74 ALJR 1219; 173 ALR 665

3 Aug 2000

Case Number: S159/1999 S160/1999

Before

Gleeson CJ, Gaudron, McHugh, Gummow, Hayne, Callinan JJ

Catchwords

Negligence – Duty of care - Particular relationships - Sport - Administrators and players - Whether duty of care owed by rugby union rule-making body to players.

Private international law – Service out of jurisdiction - Service pursuant to Rules of Court - Discretion - Whether necessary to show a good arguable case - Setting aside service - Refusal to exercise jurisdiction.

Supreme Court Rules 1970 (NSW) – Pt 10 rr 1A, 2 and 6A, Pt 11 r 8.

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