Latest Judgments

Judgments are generally published within 24 hours of being made available by Judges' staff, often earlier. In cases of high media interest, we endeavour to publish judgments within 1 hour of being delivered by the Court.

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Today's published judgments

BYY15 v Minister for Immigration and Border Protection [2018] FCA 116
MIGRATION – Application for extension of time to file notice of appeal from decision of Federal Circuit Court – Judicial Review – Medical Certificate – inadequate explanation for delay – no merit in appeal – Application dismissed
19 Feb 2018 |  STEWARD J

Corporations Law
Cathro, in the matter of Custom Bus Australia Pty Ltd (administrators appointed) [2018] FCA 113
CORPORATIONS - application to extend the convening period for the second meeting of creditors under s 439A(6) of the Corporations Act 2001 (Cth) - where company in administration - where creditors consent to extension of time - where administrators seeking sale of certain assets of relevant companies - application granted
19 Feb 2018 |  FARRELL J

Practice and Procedure ; Environment Protection
Huon Aquaculture Group Limited v Secretary, Department of Primary Industries, Parks, Water and Environment (No 2) [2018] FCA 89
PRACTICE AND PROCEDURE - interlocutory application by first and second respondents that they cease to be parties - where originating application initially sought relief against those respondents - pleadings amended - orders no longer sought against them - first and second respondents no longer necessary and proper parties as matter pleaded - orders that the first and second respondents cease to be parties made subject to the possibility that the applicants' reply might require reconsideration of that conclusion
09 Feb 2018 |  KERR J

Corporations Law
Marsden (liquidator) v CVS Lane PV Pty Limited, in the matter of Pentridge Village Pty Limited (in liq) (receiver and manager appointed) (controller appointed) [2018] FCA 102
CORPORATIONS - whether to grant order extending time for application to void transactions under s 588FF(3) of the Corporations Act 2001 (Cth) ("the Act") - order granted as fair and just to do so in all the circumstances, taking into account the reasons for the delay, merits of the foreshadowed proceeding, and no particular prejudice caused by the extension - whether to grant application for reinstatement of company registration under s 601AH(2) of the Act - application denied as not satisfied that reinstatement just in circumstances
16 Feb 2018 |  GLEESON J

Costs ; Migration
Minister for Immigration and Border Protection v CQZ15 (No 2) [2018] FCAFC 19
COSTS - appropriate order as to costs of appeal - whether a costs certificate should be granted

Farhat v Minister for Immigration and Border Protection [2018] FCA 93
MIGRATION – application for waiver of a no further stay condition on visa – whether the decision-maker failed to consider the appellant’s claim.
14 Feb 2018 |  KENNY J

Woods (Trustee), in the matter of Magnaye (Bankrupt) v Magnaye [2018] FCA 117
BANKRUPTCY – application by trustee of bankrupt estate – application for declaration that proceeds of sale of bankrupt estate’s property is vested in trustee – application for declaration that bankrupt and others have no interest in the property – where bankrupt asserts that property was held beneficially and does not form part of bankrupt estate.
05 Feb 2018 |  O'CALLAGHAN J