Baltic Shipping Company v Dillon [1993] HCA 4 | 10 February 1993

ON THIS DAY IN 1993, the High Court of Australia delivered Baltic Shipping Company v Dillon [1993] HCA 4; (1993) 176 CLR 344; (1993) 111 ALR 289; (1993) 67 ALJR 228 (10 February 1993).

http://www.austlii.edu.au/au/cases/cth/HCA/1993/4.html

As an exception to the rule that damages are not available for mental distress and disappointment arising from a breach of contract, such damages may be awarded if the contract in question contemplated the delivery of enjoyment, relaxation or peace of mind.

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