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Northside Developments v Registrar General

[1990] 170 CLR 146

Case summary last updated at 22/01/2020 14:47 by the Oxbridge Notes in-house law team.

Judgement for the case Northside Developments v Registrar General

Three of the Five Judges
·     Indoor management rule only applies where X can be shown to have had actual or ostensible authority
·     Thus simply operates to save a transaction where X has entered it with ostensible authority, and where he lacked authority due to some defect of internal procedure.
·     NB this case was decided in Australia at a time when they did not have an equivalent to s.40.

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