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Case Summaries 2016

Updated 12 February 2016


Supreme Court case summaries are published on this page as they become available:


Case Number

SC 1/2016  

Case Name

Kerryn Mitchell v The Queen

Summary

 

[2015] NZCA 634   CA 675/2015

Dates
Hearing


Case Number

SC 2/2016  

Case Name

Peter Gerard Stockman v NZ Asscoiation of Counsellors Incorporated

Summary

 

[2015] NZCA 542   CA 669/2013

Dates
Hearing


Case Number

SC 3/2016  

Case Name

William Yan and Wei You v Commissioner of Police

Summary

Civil Appeal – Criminal Proceeds (Recovery) Act 2009, s 29 – Whether the Court of Appeal erred in its interpretation of s 29 Criminal Proceeds (Recovery) Act 2009.

[2015] NZCA 576  CA 683/2014

Dates
Hearing


Case Number

SC 4/2016  

Case Name

Zhihong Xu v Lijing Zeng v Commissioner of Police

Summary

Civil Appeal – Criminal Proceeds (Recovery) Act 2009, s 29 – Whether the Court of Appeal erred in its interpretation of s 29 Criminal Proceeds (Recovery) Act 2009.

[2015] NZCA 576  CA 684/2014

Dates
Hearing


Case Number

SC 5/2016  

Case Name

Kulbir Singh and Navjot Kaur v Chief Executive, Ministry of Busines, Innovation and Employment

Summary

 

[2015] NZCA 592  CA 484/2014

Dates
Hearing

 

Case Number

SC 6/2016

Case Name

Garry Albert Muir and Peter Arnold Maude v Commissioner of Inland Revenue 

Summary

 

[2015] NZCA 591  CA 276/2015 

Dates
Hearing


Case Number

SC 7/2016

Case Name

Douglas John  Williamson v The Queen

Summary

Criminal appeal – Whether the Court of Appeal erred in finding that no miscarriage of justice occurred despite trial counsel acting inconsistently with his client’s instructions – Whether the Court of Appeal erred in its application of the Animal Welfare Act 1999, s 28 – Whether the Court of Appeal erred in declining an application to adduce further evidence.

 [2015] NZCA 621  CA 398/2014 

Dates
Hearing


Case Number

SC 8/2016

Case Name

John Blackwood Williamson v The Queen 

Summary

Criminal appeal – Whether the Court of Appeal erred in finding that no miscarriage of justice occurred despite trial counsel acting inconsistently with his client’s instructions – Whether the Court of Appeal erred in its application of the Animal Welfare Act 1999, s 28 – Whether the Court of Appeal erred in declining an application to adduce further evidence.

[2015] NZCA 621  CA 399/2014

Dates
Hearing


Case Number

SC 9/2016

Case Name

W v The Queen 

Summary

 

[2011] NZCA 135  CA 591/2010 

Dates
Hearing

 

Case Number

SC 10/2016

Case Name

Edward Thomas Booth v The Queen 

Summary

 

 [2015] NZCA 603  CA 101/2015

Dates
Hearing

 

Case Number

SC 11/2016

Case Name

Karl Leslie Raymond Marwood v The Commissioner of Police and others 

Summary

 

 [2015] NZCA 608   CA 487/2014

Dates
Hearing

 

Case Number

SC 12/2016

Case Name

GJA  v The Queen 

Summary

 

[2015] NZCA 628  CA 116/2015 

Dates
Hearing

 

Case Number

SC 13/2016

Case Name

Robert Erwood v The Official Assignee

Summary

 

[2015] NZCA 620  CA 168/2015

Dates
Hearing

 

Case Number

SC 14/2016

Case Name

Auckland Council v Wendco (NZ) Limited and Wiri Licensing Trust

Summary

 

 [2015] NZCA 617  CA 379/2014

Dates
Hearing

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