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Hazell, Tayler Christian v The Queen [2021] VSCA 313

CRIMINAL LAW
Victorian Court of Appeal
Judge(s): 
Priest and Beach JJA
Parties: 

Hazell, Tayler Christian v The Queen

Judgment Date: 
17 November 2021
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CRIMINAL LAW - Sentence - Appeal - Aggravated burglary, armed robbery (2 charges), robbery (3 charges), threat to kill, theft (2 charges) and causing injury recklessly - TES of 6 years and 8 months, with NPP of 3 years and 10 months - Serious offending - Significant prior criminal history - Early plea of guilty - Background of significant disadvantage - Verdins principle 5 - Sentenced after serving 15 months for offending committed in NSW during same period - Totality - Whether sentence infringed principles of totality - Manifest excess - Whether sentence manifestly excessive - Appeal dismissed.

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