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Treloar, Bryce v The Queen [2020] VSCA 6

CRIMINAL LAW
Victorian Court of Appeal
Judge(s): 
Maxwell P and Niall JA
Parties: 

Treloar, Bryce v The Queen

Judgment Date: 
4 February 2020
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CRIMINAL LAW - Appeal - Sentence - Sexual penetration of child under 16 (3 charges) - Sexual assault of child under 16 (2 charges) - Complainant aged 15 - Appellant aged 19, severe intellectual disability - Appellant and complainant in relationship prior to offending - Exceptional case - Sentence 3 year community correction order ('CCO'), 300 hours unpaid community work - Whether manifestly excessive - Whether CCO and unpaid work hours longer than necessary - Whether judicial monitoring necessary - Serious offences - Knowing and persistent disobedience of law - Discretion to fashion punitive component of CCO - No error - Appeal dismissed - Clarkson v The Queen (2011) 32 VR 361 applied.

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