GUMMOW J: Where does this word “plenary” come from? It usually upsets the Commonwealth when it is used by the States.

HAYNE J: It is always a term of abuse.

GUMMOW J: It seems to be one of the most mischievous epithets ever to find its way in to the Commonwealth Law Reports.

MR GAGELER: I knew your Honour would say it.

GUMMOW J: I know, but you were determined to press on.

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