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Roma, Anthony v The Queen [2021] VSCA 16

Victorian Court of Appeal
Ferguson CJ and Beach JA

Roma, Anthony v The Queen

Judgment Date: 
11 February 2021

CRIMINAL LAW - Sentence - Application for leave to appeal against sentence - Rape (4 charges), sexual assault (2 charges), false imprisonment and making threat to kill - Plea of not guilty - Relevant prior sexual offending - TES of 16 years with NPP of 12 years - Manifest excess - Whether sentence imposed manifestly excessive - Error made by sentencing judge, arising from accidental slip - Whether error re-opened sentencing discretion - Error arising from accidental slip corrected pursuant to s 104A(5A) of Sentencing Act 1991 - Manifest excess not reasonably arguable - Application for leave to appeal refused.