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Upcoming cases - Supreme Court

                                        

As at 5 March 2019

Sittings of the Supreme Court are open to the public.

Upcoming fixtures are set out below:

MARCH

APRIL

MAY

JUNE

 

March fixtures list (pdf, 129.6 KB)

MARCH 2019

 

18 March

Case number

SC 90/2018               case summary

Case name Dermot Gregory Nottingham
In Person (AVL)

v

Maltese Cat Limited, Clyde Alexander MacLean and Elizabeth May Currie
DJD van Hoult and DM Connor

 

Oral Leave Hearing

Judges

William Young J,  O'Regan J and Ellen France J

Case Summary

Civil Appeal – Whether the Court of Appeal erred in declining to grant an extension of time to file the case on appeal under rule 43 of the Court of Appeal (Civil) Rules 2005

High Court decision

MALTESE CAT LIMITED v DOE [2017] NZHC 1634 [14 July 2017]
MALTESE CAT LIMITED v JOHN DOE AND/OR JANE DOE [2017] NZHC 1728 [25 July 2017]

Court of Appeal decision DERMOT NOTTINGHAM v MALTESE CAT LIMITED [2018] NZCA 387 [24 SEPTEMBER 2017]

 

26 March

Case number

SC 86/2018         case summary

Case Name

Shark Experience Limited
S J Grey

v

Pauamac5 Incorporated
B A Scott

Director General of Conservation
J M Prebble

Shark Dive New Zealand Limited
(abiding)

Civil Appeal

Judges

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

Case Summary

Civil Appeal – Whether the Court of Appeal erred in its interpretation of the Wildlife Act 1953

Grounds on which leave was granted

The approved ground of appeal is whether the Court of Appeal was correct to hold that shark cage diving is an offence under s 63A of the Wildlife Act 1953

Supreme Court leave application decision

SHARK EXPERIENCE LIMITED v PAUAMAC5 INCORPORATED [2018] NZSC 121 [11 December 2018]

Court of Appeal decision

PAUAMAC5 INCORPORATED v DIRECTOR-GENERAL OF CONSERVATION [2018] NZCA 348 [4 September 2018]

High Court Court decision

PAUAMAC5 INCORPORATED v DIRECTOR-GENERAL OF CONSERVATION [2017] NZHC 1182 [2 June 2017]

 

27 March

Case number

SC 10/2019         case summary

Case Name

The Queen
R K Thomson

v

K (SC 10/2019)
J C Hannam

Criminal Appeal

Judges

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

Case Summary

Not publicly available

Grounds on which leave was granted

Not publicly available

Supreme Court leave application decision

Court of Appeal decision

High Court decision

Not publicly available

 

APRIL 2019

 4 April

Case number

SC 97/2018                case summary

Case Name

H v The Queen

Judges

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

 

30 April

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

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 information

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]

 

MAY 2019

7 May

Case number

SC 105/2018                case summary

Case Name Rangitira Developments Limited v Royal Forest and Bird Protection Society of New Zealand Incorporated

 

Judges Winkelmann CJ, William Young, O'Regan, Ellen France and Arnold JJ

 

14 May

Case number

SC 1/2019                case summary

Case Name

R (SC 1/2019) V The Queen       

Judges Winkelmann CJ, William Young, O'Regan, Ellen France and Arnold JJ

 

 

 JUNE 2019

10 - 14 June

Case  number              SC 54/2018         case information
Case name                                 Mathias Ortmann, Bram Van der Kolk and Finn Habib Batato v The United Staes of America and The District Court at North Shore
Judges   Winkelmann CJ, William Young, Glazebrook, O'Regan and Ellen France JJ

10 - 14 June

Case  number              SC 55/2018              case information
Case name                                 Finn Habib Batato v The United States of America
Judges  
Winkelmann CJ, William Young, Glazebrook, O'Regan and Ellen France JJ

10 - 14 June

Case  number              SC 56/2018                                 case information
Case name                                 Mathias Ortmann and Bram Van der Kolk v The United States of America
Judges   Winkelmann CJ, William Young, Glazebrook, O'Regan and Ellen France JJ

10 - 14 June

Case  number              SC 57/2018                                   case information
Case name                                 Kim Dotcom v The United States of America
Judges   Winkelmann CJ, William Young, Glazebrook, O'Regan and Ellen France JJ

 

10 - 14 June

Case  number              SC 58/2018                                    case information
Case name                                 Kim Dotcom v The United States of America and The District Court at North Shore
Judges   Winkelmann CJ, William Young, Glazebrook, O'Regan and Ellen France JJ