SYKES v CLEARY176 CLR 77
109 ALR 577
Parliamentary Elections (Cth)
Judgment date: 25 November 1992
Answer the question reserved for the consideration of the Full Court as follows:
- Was the first respondent duly elected at the election? Answer: No.
- If no to (a), was the election absolutely void? Answer: Yes.
- If no to (b), was any and which candidate duly elected who was not returned as elected? Answer: Does not arise.
- Who should pay the costs of the petition? Answer: By consent there should be no order for costs.