DEPARTMENT OF HOUSING AND WORKS -v- BOWDEN [2005] WASC 123

SUPREME COURT OF WESTERN AUSTRALIA
[2005] WASC 123
N/A
SJA 1016/2005
29 APRIL 2005
MCKECHNIE J
10/06/2005
Perth
Appeal allowed
A
DEPARTMENT OF HOUSING AND WORKS
LYLE ALBERT BOWDEN
Freedom of Information
Exempt matters
Legal professional privilege
Whether privilege able to be waived
Whether finding of waiver able to be inferred by fairness
Scope of Act
Severance of privileged material
Queensland Law Society Inc v Albietz [2001] 1 Qd R 621 not followed
Freedom of Information Act 1992 (WA)
Attorney-General (NT) v Maurice (1986) 161 CLR 475
Baker v Campbell (1983) 153 CLR 52
Esso Australia Resources Ltd v Commissioner of Taxation of the Commonwealth of Australia (1999) 201 CLR 49
[1999] HCA 67
Great Atlantic Insurance v Home Insurance (1981) 2 All ER 485
Hoad v Nationwide News Pty Ltd (1998) 19 WAR 468
Mann v Carnell (1999) 201 CLR 1
[1999] HCA 66
O'Reilly v Commissioners of State Bank of Victoria (1983) 153 CLR 1
Parry-Jones v Law Society (1969) 1 Ch 1
Queensland Law Society Inc v Albietz [2001] 1 Qd R 621
Temwood Holdings Pty Ltd v West Australian Planning Commission [2003] WASCA 112
Waterford v The Commonwealth of Australia (1987) 163 CLR 54
N/A
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