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Fastbet Investments Pty Ltd v Deputy Commissioner of Taxation (No 5) [2019] FCA 2073

ADMINISTRATIVE LAW – jurisdictional fact review – formation of reasonable belief – alleged failure to take into account a relevant consideration – approach to discerning relevant considerations or relevant factors – discussion of application of Peko-Wallsend test – whether Peko-Wallsend test applicable to particular facts of particular cases. TAXATION – security bond demands – relevant factors for determining whether “otherwise appropriate” to require security bond demand – whether consideration must be given to impact on recipient of requiring security – whether Commissioner can lawfully receive cash for discharge of mortgage security.

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