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GH (a pseudonym) v Independent Broad-Based Anti-Corruption Commission [IBAC] [2020] VSCA 175

ADMINISTRATIVE LAW
Victorian Court of Appeal
Judge(s): 
Maxwell P, Beach and Emerton JJA
Parties: 

GH (a pseudonym) v Independent Broad-Based Anti-Corruption Commission [IBAC]

Judgment Date: 
26 June 2020
Catchwords: 

ADMINISTRATIVE LAW - Judicial review - Investigative agency - Corruption investigation - Coercive powers - Summons to attend for examination - Power to require immediate attendance - Applicant summoned to attend immediately - Judicial review of decision to issue summons - Application for stay pending final hearing - Whether serious question to be tried - Whether delay in attendance likely to result in serious prejudice to investigation - Whether reasonable grounds for apprehension of risk - Whether decision unreasonable - No serious question raised - No basis for stay - Leave to appeal refused - Independent Broad-based Anti-corruption Commission Act 2011 ss 15, 60, 120, 124.

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