Court of Appeal

R v Minniecon [2017] QCA 029 (16/196) Gotterson and Morrison and Philip McMurdo JJA 10 March 2017

Full-text: QCA17-029.pdf

Catchwords

CRIMINAL LAW – APPEAL AND NEW TRIAL – APPEAL AGAINST SENTENCE – GROUNDS FOR INTERFERENCE – SENTENCE MANIFESTLY EXCESSIVE – where the applicant pleaded guilty to trafficking in cannabis – where the applicant was sentenced to imprisonment for five years – where the applicant contends the sentencing judge failed to take into account the applicant’s addiction – where the applicant contends the sentencing judge failed to adequately take into account the applicant’s limited life expectancy –whether the sentence was manifestly excessive