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Case M127/2010

Jemena Asset Management (3) Pty Ltd  and Ors v. Coinvest Limited

Case No.


Case Information

Lower Court Judgment

18/12/2009 Federal Court of Australia(Moore , Middleton & Gordon JJ)

[2009] FCAFC 176


 Constitutional law — Operation and effect of Commonwealth Constitution — Inconsistency of laws (Constitution, s 109) — Commonwealth legislative scheme imposing obligation upon employers to pay for long service leave — State law imposing obligation upon employers in construction industry to contribute to fund for portable long service leave entitlements — Whether inconsistency between State and federal legislative schemes — Construction Industry Long Service Leave Act 1997 (Vic).

Short Particulars


03/09/2010 Hearing (SLA, Melbourne)

20/09/2010 Notice of appeal

07/10/2010 Notice of constitutional matter

01/02/2011 Written submissions (Appellant)

01/02/2011 Chronology

15/02/2011 Written submissions (Respondent)

22/02/2011 Written submissions (Attorney-General of the Commonwealth intervening)

02/03/2011 Hearing (Full Court, Canberra)

07/09/2011 Judgment  (Judgment summary)