Moevao v Department of Labour

JurisdictionNew Zealand
Date1980
CourtSupreme Court
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  • Inherent Jurisdiction, Judicial Power and Implied Guarantees under Chapter III of the Constitution
    • United Kingdom
    • Federal Law Review No. 31-1, March 2003
    • 1 Marzo 2003
    ...168 CLR 23.52 Ibid 27-30 (Mason CJ).53 Such an approach had been adopted in the New Zealand ca se of Moevao v Department ofLabour [1980] 1 NZLR 464, 470–1, 473–6, 478–82. Mason CJ quoted from the judgment ofRichardson J in his decision in Jago v District Court of New South Wales (1989) 168 ......
  • KNIGHT GLENN JEYASINGAM V PP A MATTER OF FIRST PRINCIPLES
    • Singapore
    • Singapore Academy of Law Journal No. 1998, December 1998
    • 1 Diciembre 1998
    ...that the court’s processes may lend themselves to oppression and injustice. As Richardson J observed [in Moevao v Department of Labour[1980] 1 NZLR 464 at 481] the court grants a permanent stay: ‘in order to prevent the criminal processes from being used for purposes alien to the administra......

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