Martin, Victor (a Pseudonym) v The Queen [2017] VSCA 328

Judgment type: 
Victorian Court of Appeal
Weinberg JA, Whelan JA, Kyrou JA

Martin, Victor (a Pseudonym) v The Queen

Judgment Date: 
13 November 2017

CRIMINAL LAW - Interlocutory appeal - Application to review decision by County Court judge refusing certification under s295(3) of the Criminal Procedure Act 2009 - Applicant charged with maintaining a sexual relationship with a child under 16, common assault and intentionally causing injury - Whether charges overlap with prior charges resolved by guilty pleas to some charges - Whether applicant now disadvantaged - Whether permanent stay should be granted - No error disclosed in trial judge's ruling - House v The King (1936) 55 CLR 499 applied - Application for review dismissed.

[2017] VSCA 328