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Ruiz, Roger (a pseudonym) v The Queen  VSCA 154
Victorian Court of Appeal
Priest, Kyrou and T Forrest JJA
Ruiz, Roger (a pseudonym) v The Queen
7 June 2021
CRIMINAL LAW - Interlocutory appeal - Application for review of refusal to certify that interlocutory decision of sufficient importance to the trial to justify it being determined on an interlocutory appeal - Applicant pleaded guilty to cultivating a narcotic plant (cannabis) in a commercial quantity - Applicant not properly advised as to elements of the offence - Judge refused application to change plea - Judge refused to certify under s 295(3) of the Criminal Procedure Act 2009 - Application for review of refusal to certify refused as incompetent.