Monday, November 15, 2004

High Court Special Leave granted

On 12 November, the following cases were granted special leave to appeal to the High Court:

Valleyfield Pty Ltd as Trustee of the Parker Unit Investment Trust v Primac Ltd (Special leave granted on limited grounds. Appeal allowed instanter)

Tabe v The Queen (drug possession – mental state for accessory liability: appealed from [2004] QCA 17)

Coventry v Charter Pacific Corporation Ltd (proof of unliquidated debt in bankruptcy: appealed from (2003) 179 FLR 438 (QCA))

Piper v Nominal Defendant(compulsory third-party insurance – whether reasonable excuse in failing to notify insurer: appealed from [2004] 2 Qd R 85)

WAEV v Minister for Immigration and Multicultural and Indigenous Affairs (migration law – denial of natural justice - Special leave to appeal granted on limited grounds: appealed from [2003] FCAFC 181)

Mule v The Queen (evidence – exculpatory statements and the right to silence: appealed from [2004] WASCA 7)