Tillmanns Butcheries Pty Ltd v Australasian Meat Industry Employees’ Union: 1979

(Federal Court of Australia) Deane J interpreted a statute using the word ‘substantial’ saying that it ‘is not only susceptible of ambiguity: it is a word calculated to conceal a lack of precision.’


Deane J


(1979) 42 FLR 331

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Commonwealth, Litigation Practice

Updated: 18 May 2022; Ref: scu.406669