The Commonwealth Law Reports: Cases Determined in the High Court of Australia, 4. köide

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Law Book Company of Australasia Limited, 1907
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Page 1058 - No appeal shall be permitted to the Queen in Council from a decision of the High Court upon any question, howsoever arising, as to the limits inter se...
Page 1063 - The Constitution unavoidably deals in general language. It did not suit the purposes of the people, in framing this great charter of our liberties, to provide for minute specifications of its powers, or to declare the means by which those powers should be carried into execution. It was foreseen that this would be a perilous and difficult, if not an impracticable task. The instrument was not intended to provide merely for the exigencies of a few years, but was to endure through a long lapse of ages,...
Page 1558 - No Court will lend its aid to a man who founds his cause of action upon an immoral or an illegal act. If from the plaintiff's own stating or otherwise the cause of action appears to arise ex turpi causa, or the transgression of a positive law of this country, there the Court says he has no right to be assisted. It is upon that ground the Court goes; not for the sake of the defendant, but because they will not lend their aid to such a plaintiff.
Page 1484 - ... unable to pay his debts as they become due from his own money in favour of any creditor, or any person in trust for any creditor, with a view of giving such creditor a preference over the other creditors...
Page 994 - When the seller is ready and willing to deliver the goods, and requests the buyer to take delivery, and the buyer does not within a reasonable time after such request take delivery of the goods...
Page 1558 - No court ought to enforce an illegal contract or allow itself to be made the instrument of enforcing obligations alleged to arise out of a contract or transaction which is illegal, if the illegality is duly brought to the notice of the court, and if the person invoking the aid of the court is himself implicated in the illegality.
Page 1273 - Every power of the parliament of a colony which has become or becomes a State, shall, unless it is by this constitution exclusively vested in the Parliament of the Commonwealth or withdrawn from the parliament of the State, continue as at the establishment of the Commonwealth, or as at the admission or establishment of the State, as the case may be.
Page 1062 - ... they penal or beneficial, restrictive or enlarging of the Common Law) four things are to be discerned and considered: 1st.
Page 968 - ... of the sole working or making of any manner of new manufactures within this realm, to the true and jint inventor and inventors of such manufactures, which others, at the time of making such letters patent and grants, shall not use...
Page 1592 - It has been long established that, when an Act of Parliament is repealed, it must be considered (except as to transactions past • and closed) as if it had never existed.

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