Supreme Court - Trial Division

Attorney-General v HAD [2017] QSC 059 (16/11769) Mullins J 10 April 2017 (delivered ex tempore)

Full-text: QSC17-059.pdf

Catchwords

CRIMINAL LAW – SENTENCE – SENTENCING ORDERS – ORDERS AND DECLARATIONS RELATING TO SERIOUS OR VIOLENT OFFENDERS OR DANGEROUS SEXUAL OFFENDERS – DANGEROUS SEXUAL OFFENDER – GENERALLY – where respondent serving six years’ imprisonment for the offence of rape against former defacto partner – where applicant seeks orders pursuant to s 13 of Dangerous Prisoners (Sexual Offenders) Act 2003 (Qld) – where there is a moderate to high risk of sexual reoffending – where psychiatric evidence supports the making of a division 3 order – whether a supervision order rather than a continuing detention order can ensure adequate protection of the community – where supervision order made for a period of five years