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Haylett v Hail Creek Coal Pty Ltd [2014] QSC 176   Philip McMurdo J followed MBR v Parker [2012] QCA 271 and found the relevant question under the prescribed form (s.46 of the Coal Mining Health and Safety Regulation 2001 (Qld)) in relation to Mr Haylett’s fitness for duty was not answered in terms of the...
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Hope v Brisbane City Council [2013] QCA 198   JUDGES: Muir and Gotterson JJA and Jackson J. Separate reasons for judgment of each member of the Court, each concurring as to the orders made   ORDERS: 1. The application for leave to appeal is refused. 2. The applicants pay the respondent’s costs of the application....
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Director of Public Prosecutions (Cth) v Keating [2013] HCA 20 I refer you to the judgment summary.   David Cormack – Brisbane Barrister.
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Tutt v State of Queensland [2013] QCA 59 Catchwords STATUTES – ACTS OF PARLIAMENT – INTERPRETATION – GENERAL APPROACHES TO   INTERPRETATION – GENERALLY – where the applicant was appointed a District   Court judge and retired after having served for seven years and 353 days –   where the applicant served more than five...
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State of Queensland v Attrill & Anor [2012] QCA 299 A useful reminder of the general rule where there is inconsistent statutory provisions in earlier and  later legislation [28] In Goodwin v Phillips[13], Griffiths CJ identified the “… general rule, that is, that where the provisions of a particular Act of Parliament dealing with a...
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