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Hilton v Wells (1985) 157 CLR 57

This case considered the judicial power of the Commonwealth and whether or not the issuing of warrants by the Federal Court under the Telecommunications Interception Act of 1979 was a breach of the separation powers doctrine and whether the power to issue a warrant was conferred on the federal court or the judge as a designated person.

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Hilton v Wells (1985) 157 CLR 57
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