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Pitt, Lachlan (a pseudonym) v The Queen [2020] VSCA 73

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

Pitt, Lachlan (a pseudonym) v The Queen

Judgment Date: 
27 March 2020
Catchwords: 

CRIMINAL LAW - Appeal - Sentence - Applicant sentenced for sexual offending against his daughter between 1988 and 1992 - Applicant undergoing sentence for murder committed in 1997 - Totality - Delay - Lost opportunity for sentences to be served concurrently - Judge's intention that sentence for sexual offending be served wholly concurrently with sentence for murder - Orders ineffectual to achieve judge's stated intention - Leave to appeal granted and appeal allowed.

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