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Brown, Jared Samuel v The Queen [2020] VSCA 20

Victorian Court of Appeal
Whelan and Priest JJA

Brown, Jared Samuel v The Queen

Judgment Date: 
14 February 2020

CRIMINAL LAW - Appeal - Conviction - Application for extension of time to appeal - Applicant convicted of importing commercial quantity of border controlled drug - Refusal of extension of time by Registrar - Election to have application determined by Court of Appeal - More than two years' delay in filing application - Whether directions on duress were deficient - Whether trial counsel's admissions result of incompetence - Explanation for delay unsatisfactory - Lack of merit in proposed grounds of appeal - Application refused - R v Falzon (2018) 264 CLR 361 and R v Oblach (2005) 65 NSWLR 75 applied.