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Bank of New South Wales v Commonwealth (1948) 76 CLR 1

This case considered the power of the Commonwealth to acquire property under section 51(xxxi) of the Constitution and whether the level of compensation provided to banks acquired under the bank nationalisation scheme was on just terms.  The issue of the corporations power was also considered and whether or not the Commonwealth Bank was a corporation.

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Bank of New South Wales v Commonwealth (1948) 76 CLR 1
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