District Court

MacDonald v Queensland Police Service [2017] QDC 086 (16/198) Kent QC DCJ 13 April 2017

Full-text: QDC17-086.pdf

Catchwords

CRIMINAL LAW APPEAL AND NEW TRIAL INTERFERENCE WITH DISCRETION OR FINDING OF JUDGE where the appeal against conviction was brought pursuant to s 222 of the Justices Act 1896 (Qld) where it was submitted the Magistrate erred in making finding of facts not available to her Honour whether the appeal should be allowed

CRIMINAL LAW APPEAL AND NEW TRIAL OTHER MATTERS where the appeal against conviction was brought pursuant to s 222 of the Justices Act 1896 (Qld) where it was submitted the learned Magistrate failed to consider, and, in the alternative, erred in rejecting, the defence of accident, which was raised in material and by the appellant whether the appeal should be allowed

CRIMINAL LAW APPEAL AND NEW TRIAL OTHER MATTERS where the appeal against conviction was brought pursuant to s 222 of the Justices Act 1896 (Qld) where it was submitted the conviction was unsafe and unsatisfactory whether the appeal should be allowed