Oliver Jones

Four Selborne Chambers

Barrister

4th Floor, 180 Phillip Street

Sydney, 2000

Australia

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Scholarly Papers (25)

1.

After the Decennial: The New Doctrine of Precedent in the Hong Kong Court of Appeal

LAW LECTURES FOR PRACTITIONERS, pp. 107-162, HKUP, Hong Kong, 2009
Number of pages: 56 Posted: 28 Dec 2010
Oliver Jones
Four Selborne Chambers
Downloads 718 (45,768)

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Precedent, Intermediate appellate courts, Departure from own decisions, Privy Council, Hong Kong

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Out with the Owners: The Eurasian Sequels to J A Pye (Oxford) Ltd v. United Kingdom

Civil Justice Quarterly, Vol. 27, pp. 260-276, 2008
Number of pages: 18 Posted: 06 Oct 2010 Last Revised: 25 Feb 2011
Oliver Jones
Four Selborne Chambers
Downloads 491 (74,334)

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land law, adverse possession, human rights, right to property, European Convention, Hong Kong Basic Law

3.

The Energy Charter Treaty: A Step towards Consistency in International Investment Arbitration?

Journal of Energy and Natural Resources Law, Vol. 25, pp. 225-243, 2007
Number of pages: 19 Posted: 06 Oct 2010
Oliver Jones and Justin D’Agostino
Four Selborne Chambers and affiliation not provided to SSRN
Downloads 225 (173,710)

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International arbitration, investment disputes, Energy Charter Treaty, parallel arbitrations, inconsistency, resolution

4.

The Congo Case

Hong Kong Lawyer, pp. 43-50, March 2011
Number of pages: 8 Posted: 30 Mar 2011
Oliver Jones and John Anthony Carty
Four Selborne Chambers and affiliation not provided to SSRN
Downloads 216 (180,499)

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Do the Law Lords Bind Lower Courts?

(2013) 87 Australian Law Journal 383-392
Number of pages: 10 Posted: 03 Jul 2013
Oliver Jones
Four Selborne Chambers
Downloads 189 (204,013)

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Doctrine of precedent, Privy Council, House of Lords, abolition of appeals to Privy Council, ongoing precedential effect after abolition

6.

Customary Non-Refoulement of Refugees and Automatic Incorporation into the Common Law: A Hong Kong Perspective

International and Comparative Law Quarterly, Vol. 58, pp. 443-468, 2009
Number of pages: 26 Posted: 06 Oct 2010
Oliver Jones
Four Selborne Chambers
Downloads 184 (208,940)

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International law, customary international law, refugees, Hong Kong law, automatic incorporation doctrine, administrative law context

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The Doctrine of Adoption of Customary International Law: A Future in Conflicting Domestic Law and Crown Tort Liability

Canadian Bar Review, Vol. 89, pp. 401-430, 2010
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 19 Jul 2011
Oliver Jones
Four Selborne Chambers
Downloads 173 (220,305)

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public international law, customary international law, reception in domestic law, statutory interpretation, crown tort liability

8.

Jones v. Ministry of Interior of Kingdom of Saudi Arabia: An Exercise in Interpretation

Singapore Yearbook of International Law, Vol. 11, pp. 163-175, 2007
Number of pages: 14 Posted: 06 Oct 2010
Oliver Jones
Four Selborne Chambers
Downloads 161 (234,116)

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International law, English law, House of Lords, state immunity, civil proceedings, exceptions, human rights

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Smoothing the Way: The Privy Council and Jamaica's Accession to the Caribbean Court of Justice

Caribbean Law Review, Vol. 16, pp. 183-197, 2010
Number of pages: 16 Posted: 24 Nov 2010 Last Revised: 25 Feb 2011
Oliver Jones and Chantal Ononaiwu
Four Selborne Chambers and affiliation not provided to SSRN
Downloads 128 (280,991)

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Judicial Committee of Privy Council, Caribbean Court of Justice, Jamaica, Constitution, Courts, Appellate Jurisdiction, Amendment

10.

A Worthy Predecessor? The Privy Council on Appeal from Hong Kong, 1853 to 1997

Chapter 4 in Y Ghai and S Young (ed.s), Hong Kong's Court of Final Appeal: The Development of the Law in China's Hong Kong, Cambridge, CUP, 2014
Number of pages: 26 Posted: 05 Dec 2014
Oliver Jones
Four Selborne Chambers
Downloads 115 (303,769)

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People's Republic of China, United Kingdom, Hong Kong, Court of Final Appeal, Privy Council, British Empire, judicial institutions, jurisprudence

11.

When is the Federal Magistrates Court Bound by the Federal Court?

(2012) 86 Australian Law Journal 478
Number of pages: 11 Posted: 03 Jul 2012 Last Revised: 03 Jul 2013
Oliver Jones
Four Selborne Chambers
Downloads 106 (321,420)

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Precedent, Stare Decisis, Exceptions, Alter Ego Rule, Privy Council, House of Lords, Federal Magistrates Court of Australia, Federal Court of Australia

12.

In Defence of Crown Liability

Hong Kong Lawyer, pp. 41-47, January 2011
Number of pages: 7 Posted: 12 Jan 2011
Oliver Jones
Four Selborne Chambers
Downloads 99 (336,275)

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British Crown, Immunity, Liability, Hong Kong courts, Central People's Government

13.

Let the Mainland Speak: A Positivist Take on the Congo Case

Hong Kong Law Journal, Vol. 41, No. 177, 2011
Number of pages: 26 Posted: 02 Nov 2011
Oliver Jones
Four Selborne Chambers
Downloads 97 (340,681)

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Hong Kong, basic law, Central People's Government, foreign relations, state immunity, customary international law, incorporation, statutory repeals and revivals

14.

Noxious Antiquity? Life in Hong Kong Without the Application of English Law Ordinance

Hong Kong Law Journal, Vol. 39, No. 3, pp. 793-834, 2009
Number of pages: 42 Posted: 08 Oct 2010 Last Revised: 21 Feb 2014
Oliver Jones
Four Selborne Chambers
Downloads 81 (380,846)

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Reception of English law abroad, Statute law, Repeals, Incorporation by reference, Hong Kong Basic Law, Standing Committee of National People's Congress

15.

Giving Effect to the Intentions of Parliament: Pepper v Hart

Ian McDougall (ed.) Cases that Changed Our Lives, Vol 2, London, LexisNexis, 2014
Number of pages: 7 Posted: 05 Dec 2014
Oliver Jones
Four Selborne Chambers
Downloads 68 (419,825)

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statutes, interpretation, Parliamentary materials, exclusionary rule, Pepper v Hart

16.

Are the High Court's Reasons for Refusing Special Leave Binding?

(2013) 87 Australian Law Journal 774
Number of pages: 10 Posted: 20 Nov 2013
Oliver Jones
Four Selborne Chambers
Downloads 65 (429,819)

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High Court, special leave, reasons, precedent, per incuriam rule

17.

Federal Treaty Jurisdiction: A Belated Reply to Mark Leeming SC

Public Law Review, Vol. 18, pp. 94-118, 2007
Number of pages: 25 Posted: 06 Oct 2010
Oliver Jones
Four Selborne Chambers
Downloads 60 (447,271)

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Australian Constitution s 75(i), Judiciary Act 1903 s 38(a), High Court of Austraila, Original Jurisdiction, International Law, Treaties

18.

Statutory Interpretation: The Case for a Core Subject

Journal of Commonwealth Law and Legal Education, Vol. 5, pp. 85-96, 2007
Number of pages: 13 Posted: 06 Oct 2010
Oliver Jones
Four Selborne Chambers
Downloads 55 (465,945)

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Legal education, statutory interpretation, core subjects

19.

Right to Property

LAW OF THE HONG KONG CONSTITUTION, J. Chan, C. L. Lim, eds., Sweet and Maxwell, 2011
Number of pages: 21 Posted: 02 Nov 2011
Oliver Jones
Four Selborne Chambers
Downloads 53 (473,682)

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Hong Kong, basic law, personal property, constitutional protection, compensation, development of provisions

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Purely Academic?: The Fate of Commentary in Two Recent Cases

Hong Kong Law Journal, Vol. 41, No. 361, 2011
Number of pages: 7 Posted: 02 Nov 2011
Oliver Jones
Four Selborne Chambers
Downloads 33 (567,057)

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Hong Kong, basic law, Central People's Government, foreign relations, state immunity, customary international law, incorporation, acts of state, statutory repeal and non-revival

21.

Four More Questions Regarding Precedent in Federal Courts

(2021) 50 Australian Bar Review 66
Number of pages: 42 Posted: 22 Sep 2021 Last Revised: 27 Sep 2021
Oliver Jones
Four Selborne Chambers
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Doctrine of precedent, Australia, Family Court, Federal Court, Federal Circuit Court, Eames v Eames, Macteldir Pty Ltd v Dimovski, CAV18 v Minister for Home Affairs, Minister for Immigration v BTW17, correctness, line of appeal, alter ego rule / status of courts for binding force where no appeal

22.

Should Lower Court Judges Bind Magistrates and Tribunals?

(2016) 90 Australian Law Journal 663
Number of pages: 20 Posted: 22 Sep 2021
Oliver Jones
Four Selborne Chambers
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Doctrine of precedent, lower courts, Australia, District / County Courts, Valentine v Eid, correctness, whether District / County Courts should bind magistracy and tribunals

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Public Prosecutor v Oie Hee Koi (1968): Not so Humbly Advising? Sir Garfield Barwick and the Introduction of Dissenting Reasons to the Judicial Committee of the Privy Council

Andrew Lynch (editor), Great Australian Dissents, Cambridge, CUP, 2016, Ch 7
Number of pages: 15 Posted: 22 Sep 2021
Oliver Jones
Four Selborne Chambers
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Privy Council, Judicial Committee, Structure, Prohibition on dissenting reasons, Events leading to imposition and abolition of prohibition, Role of Chief Justice of Australia Sir Garfield Barwick, Dissenting reasons by Barwick as member of Judicial Committee in Public Prosecutor v Oie Hee Koi

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A Secret Interview with Sir Garfield Barwick

(2020) 49 Australian Bar Review 375
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 22 Sep 2021
Oliver Jones
Four Selborne Chambers
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High Court, Australia, Chief Justices, judicial biography, oral history, appointment of Chief Justice, relations between Justices, Sir Garfield Barwick, Barristers, New South Wales, philosophy, values, Judicial Committee of Privy Council, International Court of Justice, Nuclear Tests Case

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Should Supreme Courts bind District Courts?

(2017) 44 Australian Bar Review 126
Number of pages: 25 Posted: 22 Sep 2021 Last Revised: 27 Sep 2021
Oliver Jones
Four Selborne Chambers
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Doctrine of precedent, Australia, Supreme Courts, District Courts, Fleming v White, Keramaniakis v Wagstaff, correctness, whether Supreme Courts Courts should bind District Courts even in absence of line of appeal