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Upcoming cases - Supreme Court

                                        

As at 17 January 2019

Sittings of the Supreme Court are open to the public.

Upcoming fixtures are set out below:

FEBRUARY 2019

MARCH 2019

 

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Feb 2019 (pdf, 342 KB)

Information is added as it becomes available.

FEBRUARY 2019

Case number

SC 60/2018   

Case name

Yusuke (David) Sena
D P H Jones QC
v
The Queen
M J Lillico

Criminal Appeal

Hearing date

13 and 14 February 2019

Judges

William Young, Glazebrook, O'Regan, Ellen France and Winkelmann JJ

Case summary

Criminal Appeal – Criminal Procedure Act 2011, s 232(2)(b) – Judge-alone trial –Whether the High Court Judge applied the right standard of review to the applicant’s appeal against conviction.

case summary

Grounds on which leave was granted The approved ground of appeal is whether the High Court was correct to dismiss Mr Sena’s appeal against conviction brought under s 232(2)(b) of the Criminal Procedure Act 2011.
Supreme Court leave application decision YUSUKE (DAVID) SENA v NEW ZEALAND POLICE [2018] NZSC 92 [10 October 2018]
High Court decision/ District Court decision not available

 

 

Case number

SC 87/2018     

Case Name

Robt Jones Holdings Limited
D G Chesterman
v
Anthony John McCullagh and Stephen Mark Lawrence liquidators of Northern Crest Investments Limited
B P Keene QC and L M Van

Civil Appeal

Hearing date

21 February 2019

Judges Glazebrook, O'Regan, Ellen France, Arnold, and Kós JJ
Case summary

Civil Appeal – Companies Act 1993, s 292 – Whether the Court of Appeal erred in finding that there is no requirement in s 292 that a voidable transaction diminish the pool of assets available to creditors.

case summary

Grounds on which leave was granted

The approved question is whether the payments totalling $262,758.05 made to the applicant by MSH No 2 Pty Ltd on behalf of Northern Crest Investments Ltd were insolvent transactions as defined in s 292 of the Companies Act 1993.

Supreme Court leave  decision

ROBT JONES HOLDINGS LIMITED v McCULLAGH [2018] NZSC 120 [6 December 2018]

Court of Appeal decision

ROBT. JONES HOLDINGS LIMITED v MCCULLAGH [2018] NZCA 358 [10 September 2018]

High Court decision

MCCULLAGH v ROBT JONES HOLDINGS LIMITED [2017] NZHC 2182 [8 September 2017]

 

MARCH 2019

Case number

SC 86/2018         case summary

Case Name

Shark Experience Limited v Pauamac5 Incorporated, Director-General of Conservation and Shark Dive New Zealand Limited 

Date of Hearing, judges

26 March 2019, Winkelmann CJ, William Young, Glazebrook, O'Regan and Ellen France JJ