New South Wales Court of Appeal - Decisions of Interest Search - Area of law: Precedent


  1. 07/04/2016
    Precedent: body of appellate authority consistent throughout Australia; doubts expressed in two appellate decisions; where matters raised by way of doubt had previously been addressed in authorities; whether court should depart from existing line of authority.
    TAL Life Ltd v Shuetrim; MetLife Insurance Ltd v Shuetrim  [2016] NSWCA 68
  2. 16/12/2015
    Precedent: precedential authority of decision on construction of identical words in different statute; precedential authority of Australian appeals to Privy Council
    Perilya Broken Hill Ltd v Valuer-General  [2015] NSWCA 400
  3. 26/04/2012
    Precedent: Whether a decision of the Full Court of the New South Wales Supreme Court, which has been affirmed in the High Court, for reasons different to those adopted by the Full Court, is binding as a matter of law on the New South Wales Court of Appeal; authority of reasons for decision of higher court where that decision was affirmed on other grounds
    Wardle v Agricultural and Rural Finance Pty Ltd; Agricultural and Rural Finance Pty Limited v Brakatselos  [2012] NSWCA 107