Warren v Coombes [1978] HCA 9

ON 13 MARCH 1979, the High Court of Australia delivered Warren v Coombes [1979] HCA 9; (1979) 142 CLR 531 (13 March 1979).


An appellate court may decide on the proper inference to be drawn from the facts found by a judge sitting alone at trial. Whilst it may give respect and weight to the trial judge’s conclusions, the appellant court must not shrink from giving effect to the conclusion that it reaches.

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