Tabcorp Holdings Limited v. State of Victoria
Lower Court Judgment
4/12/2014 Supreme Court of Victoria (Court of Appeal) (Nettle, Osborn & Whelan JJA)
Statutory interpretation – Gambling Regulation Act 2003 (Vic) s 4.3.21 – Gaming operator licenses – Where the regime changed and the ability to issue gaming operator’s licenses was abolished – Where appellant’s license expired – Whether appellant is entitled to a terminal payment on the grant of gaming operator’s licence to person other than former licensee or a related entity – Whether words “new licenses” in s 4.3.12(1) of the Gambling Regulation Act 2003 should be construed to have their ordinary meaning.
Contracts – General contractual principles – Whether respondent’s failure to seek to secure appellant’s right to repayment of a breach of the duty of good faith and reasonable dealing.
15/05/2015 Hearing (SLA, Melbourne)
29/05/2015 Notice of appeal
19/06/2015 Written submissions (Appellant)
19/06/2015 Chronology (Appellant)
10/07/2015 Written submissions (Respondent)