Simpson v Attorney General (Baigent's Case)

JurisdictionNew Zealand
CourtCourt of Appeal
Date1994
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116 cases
  • Attorney-General v Chapman Sc
    • New Zealand
    • Supreme Court
    • 16 September 2011
    ...its servants (in that case, police officers) were the subject of qualified immunities. 10 The claim for damages first accepted in Simpson v Attorney-General [ Baigent's case] 11 and Auckland Unemployed Workers' Rights Centre Inc v Attorney-General 12 was held to be a direct one against th......
  • Ng Kim Moi v Pentadbir Tanah Daerah Seremban, Negeri Sembilan Darul Khusus
    • Malaysia
    • Court of Appeal (Malaysia)
    • Invalid date
  • Hamed v R
    • New Zealand
    • Supreme Court
    • 2 September 2011
    ...Charter of Rights and Freedoms RSC 1985 App II, No 44, s 1. 75 In a similar vein see Hardie Boys J in Simpson v Attorney-General [1994] 3 NZLR 667 (CA) [ Baigent's case] at 76 Sellers v Maritime Safety Inspector [1999] 2 NZLR 44 (CA) at 57, citing New Zealand Air Line Pilots' Association In......
  • Pullen and Others v Dublin City Council and Human Rights Commission
    • Ireland
    • High Court
    • 28 May 2009
    ...... AMICUS CURIAE AND ATTORNEY GENERAL NOTICE PARTY HOUSING ACT 1966 ...delivered a judgment in the case of Donegan v. Dublin City Council and Ors. (Unreported, ... SERIES A, 6.9.1978 NO 28 1979-80 2 EHRR 214 SIMPSON v AG 1994 NZLR 667 PESCA v ALENTIA LTD 1985 1 IR ......
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1 firm's commentaries
  • A declaration of rights (or legislative wrongs) in New Zealand
    • New Zealand
    • Mondaq New Zealand
    • 26 November 2018
    ...[2015] NZHC 1706, [2015] 3 NZLR 791 at [61]. 3 Taylor v Attorney-General [2018] NZSC 104 at [39], citing Simpson v Attorney-General [1994] 3 NZLR 667 (CA) (Baigent's Case) per Cooke P at 4 At [56]. 5 At [102]. 6 At [134]. 7 The minority (at [143]) used the example of New Health New Zealand ......
17 books & journal articles
  • Alexander Meiklejohn, American Constitutional Law, and Australia's Implied Freedom of Political Communication
    • United Kingdom
    • Federal Law Review Nbr. 34-3, September 2006
    • 1 September 2006
    ...(2003) 217 CLR 30, 52–3 (McHugh, Gummow and Hayne JJ); Kruger (1997) 190 CLR 1, 124–6 (Gaudron J). 104 Simpson v Attorney-General [1994] 3 NZLR 667 ('Baigent's Case'). 105 Ibid 692, 702, 705. 2006 American Constitutional Law and the Implied Freedom of Political Communication 439 ___________......
  • A Minimalist Charter of Rights for Australia: The UK or Canada as a Model?
    • United Kingdom
    • Federal Law Review Nbr. 37-3, September 2009
    • 1 September 2009
    ...of Appeal to imply certain fairly maximalist remedies, including a right to damages for the breach of the Act: see, eg, Simpson v A-G [1994] 3 NZLR 667 ('Baigent's Case'). For some, this raises concerns about the stability of weak-form judicial review: see, eg, James Allan, 'Take Heed Austr......
  • Human Rights Protection in Australia: Interpretation Provisions and Parliamentary Supremacy
    • United Kingdom
    • Federal Law Review Nbr. 32-1, March 2004
    • 1 March 2004
    ...ss 4 and 6, see R v Pora [2001] 2 NZLR 37; Moonen v Film and Literature Board of Review [2000] 2 NZLR 9; Simpson v Attorney-General [1994] 3 NZLR 667 ('Baigent's Case'). See generally Grant Huscroft and Paul Rishworth (eds), Rights and Freedoms: The New Zealand Bill of Rights Act 1990 and t......
  • Constitutional Limits on Bills of Rights Introduced by a State or Territory
    • United Kingdom
    • Federal Law Review Nbr. 35-3, September 2007
    • 1 September 2007
    ...Huscroft, Scott Optican and Richard Mahoney (eds), The New Zealand Bill of Rights (2003) 811, 819. 44 Simpson v A-G (Baigent's Case) [1994] 3 NZLR 667, 698–9 (Hardie Boys J), see also at 676 (Cooke P). 45 See, eg, Simpson v A-G (Baigent's Case) [1994] 3 NZLR 667; Lange v Atkinson and ACP NZ......
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