Supreme Court - Trial Division

Attorney-General v Lawrence [2017] QSC 061 (07/7468) Martin J 20 April 2017

Full-text: QSC17-061.pdf


CRIMINAL LAW – SENTENCE – SENTENCING ORDERS – ORDERS AND DECLARATIONS RELATING TO SERIOUS OR VIOLENT OFFENDERS OR DANGEROUS SEXUAL OFFENDERS – DANGEROUS SEXUAL OFFENDER – GENERALLY – where a continuing detention made under Division 3 of the Dangerous Prisoners (Sexual Offenders) Act 2003 on 3 October 2008 has been affirmed on many occasions since – where the applicant seeks at annual review that the respondent remain subject to the continuing detention order – where the respondent consents to the applicant’s draft order – whether “detailed reasons” must be provided at annual review – whether consent of the respondent may affect the making of an order – whether the respondent should remain subject to the continuing detention order