CHANNEL 31 COMMUNITY EDUCATIONAL TELEVISION LTD -v- INGLIS [2001] WASCA 405

(2001) 25 WAR 147
SUPREME COURT OF WESTERN AUSTRALIA
[2001] WASCA 405
N/A
SJA 1126/2001
6 DECEMBER 2001
HASLUCK J
14/12/2001
Perth
Appeal allowed
A
CHANNEL 31 COMMUNITY EDUCATIONAL TELEVISION LTD
GORDON WALLISS INGLIS
Freedom of information
Right of access to the documents of an agency
Meaning of agency
Whether a community television and broadcasting station is an agency
Meaning of public body or office
Channel 31 held not to be a body that is established for a public purpose under a written law
Broadcasting Services Act 1992 (Cth)
Freedom of Information Act 1992, s 3, s 10(1), s 85
Interpretation Act 1984 (WA) , s 18
Commissioner of Police v District Court of NSW (1993) 31 NSWLR 606
Delegate of the Australian Postal Commission v Mackay District Cane Growers' Executive (1979) 37 FLR 472
Ex parte Professional Engineers Association (1959) 107 CLR 208
IW v City of Perth (1996) 191 CLR 1
Pfizer Corporation v Ministry of Health (1963) 3 All ER 779
Queensland Law Society Incorporated v Albietz (1996) 2 QR 580
Re Brennan and the Law Society of the Australian Capital Territory (1984) 6 ALD 428
Re English and Queensland Law Society Incorporated (1995) Qd R 714
Renmark Hotel Inc v Federal Commissioner of Taxation (1949) 79 CLR 11
The Amalgamated Society of Engineers v The Adelaide Steamship Co Ltd (1920) 28 CLR 129
Thompson & Anor v Federal Commissioner of Taxation (1959) 102 CLR 315
Western Australian Turf Club v Federal Commissioner of Taxation (1978) 19 ALR 167
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