Baker v Campbell [1983] HCA 39 | 26 October 1983

ON 26 OCTOBER 1983, the High Court of Australia delivered Baker v Campbell [1983] HCA 39; (1983) 153 CLR 52 (26 October 1983)

The court ruled that legal professional privilege is not confined to actual or expected judicial and quasi-judicial proceedings, but may, in the absence of a provision to the contrary, be asserted in investigatory procedures.

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