Duncan v New South Wales; NuCoal Resources Limited v New South Wales; Cascade Coal Pty Limited v New South Wales [2015] HCA 13

The High Court of Australia today delivered Duncan v New South Wales; NuCoal Resources Limited v New South Wales; Cascade Coal Pty Limited v New South Wales [2015] HCA 13 (15 April 2015).

http://www.austlii.edu.au/au/cases/cth/HCA/2015/13.html

The High Court upheld the validity to certain amendments to the Mining Act 1992 (NSW) which cancelled three mining licenses. The Mining Amendment (ICAC Operations Jasper and Acacia) Act 2014 (NSW) was held to be within the scope of the NSW Parliament’s constitutional power to make laws granted under s5 of the Constitution Act 1902 (NSW).

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