APACHE NORTHWEST PTY LTD -v- DEPARTMENT OF MINES AND PETROLEUM [2012] WASCA 167

SUPREME COURT OF WESTERN AUSTRALIA
[2012] WASCA 167
THE COURT OF APPEAL (WA)
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CACV 141/2011
7 JUNE 2012
MARTIN CJ
BEECH J
NEWNES AJA
23/08/2012
Perth
Appeal dismissed
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APACHE NORTHWEST PTY LTD
DEPARTMENT OF MINES AND PETROLEUM
LANDER & ROGERS, LAWYERS
Administrative law
Freedom of Information Act 1992 (WA)
Approach to be taken to reasons for decision of administrative decision
maker
Standard to be applied to claim that document contains exempt matter
Whether standard of balance of probabilities erroneously applied
Whether primary judge should have found Information Commissioner misapplied cl 4(2)(b), 4(3)(c), 5(1)(e), 5(1)(f) and 5(1)(g) of sch 1 of Act Practice and procedure
Appeal as to order for costs on chamber summons in proceedings
Supreme Court Act 1935 (WA) s 60(1)(e)
Meaning of 'as to costs only'
Appeal against discrete costs order brought with substantive appeal
Leave required to appeal against costs order
No error by primary judge on order as to costs
Freedom of Information Act 1992 (WA), sch 1, cl 4(2)(b), 4(3)(c), 5(1)(e), 5(1)(f) and 5(1)(g)
Supreme Court Act 1935 (WA), s60(1)(e)
Apache Northwest Pty Ltd v Department of Mines and Petroleum [2011] WASC 187
Apache Northwest Pty Ltd v Department of Mines and Petroleum [No 2] [2011] WASC 283
Apache Northwest Pty Ltd v Department of Mines and Petroleum [No 3] [2011] WASC 314
Arena Management Pty Ltd v Campbell Street Theatre Pty Ltd [2011] NSWCA 128
Attorney-General's Department v Cockroft (1986) 10 FCR 180
C G Maloney Pty Ltd v Noon [2011] NSWCA 397
Collector of Customs v Pozzolanic Enterprises Pty Ltd [1993] FCA 456
(1993) 43 FCR 280
Dasreef Pty Ltd v Hawchar [2010] NSWCA 154
Etna v Arif [1999] VSCA 99
[1999] 2 VR 353
Franz v Allum (Unreported, WASC, Library No 960658, 29 October 1996)
Harris v Aaron (1877) 4 Ch D 749
House v The King [1936] HCA 40
(1936) 55 CLR 499
Manly v Ministry of Premier and Cabinet (1995) 14 WAR 550
Minister for Immigration and Ethnic Affairs v Wu Shan Liang [1996] HCA 6
(1996) 185 CLR 259
Montarello v Berkman Capital Finance Pty Ltd T/as Flexirent (Unreported, WASCA, Library No 970105, 21 March 1997)
Police Force of Western Australia v Winterton (Unreported, WASC, Library No 97064, 27 November 1997)
Re Apache Northwest Pty Ltd and Department of Mines and Petroleum [2010] WAICmr 35
Re Golden Casket Art Union Office [1995] 2 Qd R 346
Re WA Newspapers Ltd and Salaries and Allowances Tribunal [2007] WAICmr 20
Road Chalets Pty Ltd v Thornton Motors Pty Ltd (1986) 47 SASR 532
Scherer v Counting Instruments Ltd [1986] 1 WLR 615
[1986] 2 All ER 529
Searle Australia Pty Ltd v Public Interest Advocacy Centre [1992] FCA 241
(1992) 36 FCR 111
Theophanous v Gillespie [2002] QCA 117
Thorne v Doug Wade Consultants Pty Ltd [1985] VR 433
Transport Accident Commission v O'Reilly [1998] VSCA 106
[1999] 2 VR 436
Tyco Australia Pty Ltd v Optus Networks Pty Ltd [2004] NSWCA 333
Wheeler v Somerfield [1966] 2 QB 94
Wolfe v Alsop (1886) 12 VLR 887
Zhang v Minister for Immigration and Multicultural & Indigenous Affairs [2005] FCAFC 30
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