In the matter of the Crimes (Mental Impairment and Unfitness to be Tried) Act 1997 and In the matter of an Application for Extended Leave by C J A [2018] VSC 112

CRIMINAL LAW, PRACTICE AND PROCEDURE
Judgment type: 
Supreme Court of Victoria
Judge(s): 
Beach JA
Parties: 

In the matter of the Crimes (Mental Impairment and Unfitness to be Tried) Act 1997 and In the matter of an Application for Extended Leave by C J A

Judgment Date: 
14 March 2018
Catchwords: 

CRIMINAL LAW - Mental impairment - Custodial supervision order - Application for extended leave - Principles to be applied - Requirement for court to apply principle that restriction on freedom and personal autonomy should be kept to the minimum consistent with the safety of the community - Crimes (Mental Impairment and Unfitness to be Tried) Act 1997, s39, s40 and s57.

PRACTICE AND PROCEDURE - Application for extended leave - Parties submitted proposed consent orders - Whether proposed consent orders should be made in chambers - Whether a hearing necessary.

Citation: 
[2018] VSC 112