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Alfred v R (Court of Appeal) [2018]

Criminal appeal - application to adduce fresh evidence - Relevance of fresh evidence to trial issue

 

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Alfred v R (Court of Appeal) [2018]
Date 2018-07-24 10:58:51 File Size 238.95 KB Download 76 Download

 

Butler v R (Court of Appeal) [2018]

Jury - Verdict - Inconsistent verdicts

Evidence - Exclusion of evidence - Application to exclude evidence relating to alleged offending not before the jury

Butler v R (Court of Appeal) [2018]
Date 2018-08-01 14:51:36 File Size 292.07 KB Download 37 Download

 

Commissioner of Taxation v A [2017]

Income Taxation - 'Ordinarily resident' for purposes of taxation - Exercise of Commissioner's discretion as to absences from the jurisdiction

Commissioner of Taxation v A [2017]
Date 2018-07-24 11:02:56 File Size 142.5 KB Download 28 Download

 

Falkland Islands Company v R [1864]

Wild animals - Right to capture - Grant from Crown

Falkland Islands Company v R [1864]
Date 2015-06-22 15:10:21 File Size 369.82 KB Download 17 Download

 

Finlay v R [2018]

Criminal procedure – Evidence – Joinder of charges

Finlay v R [2018]
Date 2018-07-24 13:39:11 File Size 248.05 KB Download 31 Download

 

Geophysical Service Incorporated (a company incorporated in Canada) v Her Majesty in Right of Her Government of the Falkland Islands [2016]

Exploration licence – Construction of licence – Whether licence is a public law instrument

 

Geophysical Service Incorporated (a company incorporated in Canada) v Her Majesty in Right of Her Government of the Falkland Islands (judgment of the Court of Appeal)  [2018]

Exploration licence – Construction of licence – Whether licence is a public law instrument

 

Geophysical Service Incorporated (a company incorporated in Canada) v Her Majesty in Right of Her Government of the Falkland Islands (judgment of the Court of Appeal on costs) [2018]

Costs – Issues on appeal – Whether unsuccessful party entitled to costs in respect of secondary arguments raised

 

McKay and Turner v Chief of Police [2015]

Firearms licensing – Appeal against revocation or refusal to grant or renew a licence – Appeal procedure

McKay & Turner v Chief of Police [2015]
Date 2015-08-21 10:09:03 File Size 252.99 KB Download 53 Download

 

Middleton v R [1999]

Employment protection – Exclusion of public servants from pursuing claims under Employment Protection Ordinance – Whether exclusion compatible with Constitution

Middleton v R [1999]
Date 2015-07-13 14:30:05 File Size 573.22 KB Download 19 Download

 

Miller v Chief of Police [2015]

Disqualification from driving - Application for early removal of disqualification - Court having no power to consider early removal of a disqualification not imposed under the Road Traffic Ordinance 1948

Miller v Chief of Police [2015]
Date 2015-06-23 16:05:00 File Size 367.15 KB Download 12 Download

 

Minto v R [1981]

Jury trial – Jurors – Knowledge of defendant does not necessarily lead to inability to reach impartial verdict

Minto v R [1981]
Date 2015-07-13 14:34:16 File Size 87.14 KB Download 19 Download

 

Morris(1), McKay(2), Stewart(3), Duvall(4), McMullen(5), Francis(6), Bonner(7) v R [2015]

Statutory interpretation – Modification or augmentation of Imperial enactments – Whether Protection From Harassment Act 1997 augments earlier enactments

Morris & Ors. v R [2015]
Date 2018-07-24 13:56:29 File Size 30.91 KB Download 19 Download

 

Moyce v R [1987]

Using a false instrument – Intent – Requirement for secondary intent that a person accepts false instrument to his prejudice

Moyce v R [1987]
Date 2015-06-22 15:11:48 File Size 70.61 KB Download 14 Download

 

R (on the application of Copemar S.A and the Beauchene Fishing Company Limited) v The Director of Fisheries of the Government of South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands [2011]

Costs – Indemnity costs – No award where paying party not on notice of application

 

R (on the application of Isla Alegranza) v The Director of Fisheries of the Government of South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands [2006]

Fisheries – Licences – Lawfulness of allocation policy based on rewarding states supportive of United Kingdom’s policy objectives

 

R (on the application of Michael Charles Bingham) v Her Majesty's Attorney General for the Falkland Islands [2003]

Falkland Islands Status – Freedom of expression – Constitutional requirement for freedom of expression to be respected in determining application for Falkland Islands Status; The Governor – Constitutional convention – Governor not required to act in accordance with advice of Executive Council

 

R (on the application of Quark Fishing Limited) v The Director of Fisheries of the Government of South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands [2012]

Fisheries – Licences – Whether applicant has legitimate expectation that criteria for grant would not be altered without prior consultation

 

R v Alfred [2017]

Criminal law – Attempted rape – Directions to judge sitting alone

R v Alfred [2017]
Date 2018-08-28 16:06:47 File Size 225.45 KB Download 4 Download

 

R v Finlay [2017]

Criminal law - Indecent assault - Directions to judge sitting alone

R v Finlay [2017]
Date 2018-08-24 08:33:10 File Size 183.89 KB Download 9 Download

 

R v Freiremar SA(1), Sulivan Shipping Services Limited(2), Baston(3) [2016]

Sentencing – Fisheries offences – Providing false reports to Director

 

 

R v Butler (ruling on sentencing) [2018]

Sentencing – Sentencing guidelines – Whether correct to modify starting point in English sentencing guidelines to account for greater proportion of custodial sentence served in custody in the Falkland Islands

R v Butler (ruling on sentencing) [2018]
Date 2018-07-24 15:58:07 File Size 119.8 KB Download 17 Download

 

R v Butler (sentencing remarks) [2018]

Sentencing – Rape – Historic offending

R v Butler (sentencing remarks) [2018]
Date 2018-07-24 16:04:10 File Size 167.57 KB Download 84 Download

 

R v Cancino [2010]

Criminal law – Sexual touching – Meaning of ‘sexual’

R v Cancino [2010]
Date 2015-07-13 14:45:08 File Size 44.32 KB Download 17 Download

 

R v Clifton, McGill and Sackett [1988]

Licensing – Prohibition Orders – Whether correct to impose Prohibition Order at sentence in respect of an offence of criminal damage

R v Clifton, McGill and Sackett [1988]
Date 2015-06-22 15:12:32 File Size 39.12 KB Download 15 Download

 

R v Curtis [1994]

Sentencing – Professional duties of advocates to the court – Court to comply with procedural requirements relating to detention of young offenders

R v Curtis [1994]
Date 2015-07-13 14:45:43 File Size 121.08 KB Download 19 Download
 

 

R v Ford [2017]

Sentencing – Rape – Assault by penetration

R v Ford [2017]
Date 2018-07-24 16:04:54 File Size 66.14 KB Download 23 Download

 

R v Golden Touza Limited & Vazquez Seijo

 Fisheries - Fisheries reports - Recklessness

R v Golden Touza Ltd & Vazquez Seijo [2018]
Date 2018-08-14 11:02:47 File Size 252.07 KB Download 12 Download
 

 

R v Harvey [2011]

Sentencing – Sexual grooming – Sexual touching of a youth

R v Harvey [2011]
Date 2016-07-12 10:06:38 File Size 144.46 KB Download 19 Download

 

R v Hewitt [2017]

Criminal procedure – Judiciary – Discretion of Chief Justice to appoint Acting Judge to conduct trial

R v Hewitt [2017]
Date 2018-07-24 16:03:02 File Size 14.94 KB Download 16 Download

 

R v Hewitt (No.2) [2017]

Sentencing – Sexual offences – Appropriate credit for guilty plea

R v Hewitt (No.2) [2017]
Date 2018-07-24 15:54:15 File Size 23.52 KB Download 15 Download

 

R v Hobman [1994]

Sentencing – Road traffic offences – Financial penalties imposed following inquiry in to means not disturbed upon review

R v Hobman [1994]
Date 2015-07-13 14:46:15 File Size 60.01 KB Download 13 Download

 

R v Hopkins [2016]

Sentencing – Sexual assault - Deterrence

 

R v Hopkins [2016]
Date 2018-07-24 16:16:35 File Size 52.11 KB Download 14 Download

 

R v May [2008]

Criminal law – Causing death by reckless driving – Whether circumstances of case amounted to reckless driving

R v May [2008]
Date 2015-06-22 16:27:30 File Size 145.41 KB Download 17 Download

 

R v McGill [2018]

Criminal law – Alleged historic sexual offending – Whether offending made out on evidence

R v McGill [2018]
Date 2018-07-24 16:05:24 File Size 85.53 KB Download 30 Download

 

R v McLaren [2013]

Statutory interpretation – Modification or augmentation of Imperial enactments – Whether Protection From Harassment Act 1997 augments earlier enactments

R v McLaren [2013]
Date 2015-06-23 15:59:19 File Size 270.07 KB Download 18 Download

 

R v Morris [2006]

Criminal law – Perverting the course of justice – Whether offending made out on evidence

R v Morris [2006]
Date 2016-07-12 09:33:34 File Size 298.42 KB Download 19 Download

 

R v Newton [2011]

Sentencing – Sexual activity with children – Appropriate sentence

R v Newton [2011]
Date 2015-07-13 14:46:42 File Size 26.25 KB Download 12 Download

 

R v Pesquerias Marinenses SA(1), FIBOW Limited(2), Chouza(3), Recaman(4), Gomez(5) [2016]

Sentencing – Fisheries offences – Fishing without licences and providing false reports to the Director

R v Pesquerias Marinenses SA & Ors. [2016]
Date 2018-07-24 15:59:15 File Size 126.52 KB Download 12 Download

 

R v Prion Limited & R v Gaylo [2000]

Sentencing – Fisheries offences – Fishing without licence

R v Prion Limited & R v Gaylo [2000]
Date 2018-07-24 16:07:27 File Size 234.32 KB Download 22 Download

 

R v Sei-Jung Kim [1988]

Sentencing – Fisheries offences – Requirement for financial penalty to be commensurate with defendant’s means

R v Sei-Jung Kim [1988]
Date 2015-07-13 14:47:46 File Size 100.07 KB Download 12 Download

 

R v Sulivan Shipping Services Limited [2016]

Statutory interpretation – Fisheries regulations – Whether offences created under regulations made under repealed Ordinance shall be considered to be made under re-enacted Ordinance

R v Sulivan Shipping Services Limited [2016]
Date 2016-07-08 09:58:16 File Size 98.21 KB Download 14 Download

 

R v Thomas [2013]

Sentencing – Sexual offending upon a child – Appropriate sentence

R v Thomas [2013]
Date 2016-07-12 14:49:21 File Size 75.38 KB Download 17 Download

 

Thomas v R [2013]

Criminal appeal – Whether evidence sufficient to support conviction – Whether sentence manifestly excessive

Thomas v R [2013]
Date 2016-07-12 11:09:57 File Size 122.88 KB Download 15 Download

 

R v Thomas [2016]

Sentencing – Blackmail – Perverting the course of justice

R v Thomas [2016]
Date 2018-07-24 15:59:48 File Size 281.54 KB Download 14 Download

 

R v Triggs [2016]

 Animal Welfare - Sheep - Shearing of sheep

R v Triggs [2016]
Date 2018-08-14 11:11:23 File Size 47.93 KB Download 12 Download

 

R v Zhen Man Fishery Company Limited and Sheng Hsing Wu [2013]

Statutory interpretation – Fisheries regulations – Resolution of contradictory provisions regarding penalty in re-enacted Ordinance

 

Re A and B (Judgment on Publication) [2013]

Family law – Publication of judgments – Public interest in publication in a case illustrating considerable problems in the provision of social services and child protection

Re A and B (Judgment on Publication) [2013]
Date 2013-09-18 15:24:54 File Size 150.98 KB Download 14 Download

 

Re A and B (Wardship and Supervision Order) [2013]

Family law – Care proceedings – When appropriate to make child ward of court when care proceedings have been brought

Re A and B (Wardship and Supervision Order) [2013]
Date 2013-09-18 15:20:48 File Size 171.54 KB Download 66 Download

 

Royal Falkland Islands Police v Freeman [2012]

Dogs – Order for dog to be kept under control – Prerequisite to making of order that dog is at that time not being kept under proper control

 

Royal Falkland Islands Police v Freeman [2012]
Date 2016-07-12 15:44:33 File Size 135.17 KB Download 15 Download

 

South Atlantic Marine Services Limiited v The Director of Fisheries of the Falkland Islands [2007]

Fisheries – Fisheries Dispute Commission – Whether Commission has jurisdiction to review percentage quota allocations

 

Steen v Anderson, Clingham and The Attorney General for the Falkland Islands [1995]

Tort – Fatal accidents - Damages

 

Teal Inlet Limited and Trustee and Members of the Falkland Islands Angling Club v Summers (as Executrix of the estate of Newman, Deceased) [1992]

Land law – Easements – Riparian ownership

 

Williams v R [2005]

Criminal procedure – Appeals – Procedure on appeal from a court of summary jurisdiction to the Supreme Court

Williams v R [2005]
Date 2015-06-23 15:54:20 File Size 47.73 KB Download 13 Download