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Upcoming cases - Supreme Court

                                        

As at 16 October 2019

Sittings of the Supreme Court are open to the public.

Upcoming fixtures are set out below:

OCTOBER

NOVEMBER

DECEMBER

FEBRUARY 2020

 

October fixtures list (pdf, 193 KB)

November fixtures list (pdf, 164 KB)

 

OCTOBER

 

21 October

Case  number                              SC 50/2019
Case name                         

Stonehill Trustee Limited
J G Miles QC and A J Horne

v

New Zealand Industrial Park Limited
Ye Qing
A R Galbraith QC and D T Broadmore

 

Civil Leave Hearing

Judges Winkelmann CJ, Glazebrook, O'Regan          
Case Summary Civil – Property Law Act 2007, s 317 – Whether the Court of Appeal erred in allowing the appeal and declining to modify covenants burdening land owned by the appellant.
Court of Appeal decision NEW ZEALAND INDUSTRIAL PARK LTD v STONEHILL TRUSTEE LTD [2019] NZCA 147 [9 May 2019]
High Court Decision

STONEHILL TRUSTEE LIMITED v NEW ZEALAND INDUSTRIAL PARK LIMITED [2018] NZHC 3436 [20 December 2018]

STONEHILL TRUSTEE LIMITED v NEW ZEALAND INDUSTRIAL PARK LIMITED [2018] NZHC 2938 [13 November 2018]

 

30 October

Case  number                              SC 31/2019
Case name                       Kalana Yasassri Dayaratne
J D Munro and J N Olsen

 

v

New Zealand Police
A M Powell and H M L Farquhar

 

Criminal Appeal

Judges Winkelmann CJ, William Young ,Glazebrook, O'Regan and Ellen France JJ          
Case Summary Criminal Appeal – Child Protection (Child Sex Offender Government Agency Registration) Act 2016, s 9 – Bill of Rights Act 1990, s 9 –Whether the Court of Appeal erred in dismissing the appeal against the order that the applicant be placed on the child sex offender register.
Grounds on which leave was granted The approved question is whether and, if so, how the New Zealand Bill of Rights Act 1990 has to be taken into account in decisions under s 9 of the Child Protection (Child Sex Offender Government Agency Registration) Act 2016.
Supreme Court leave application decision KALANA YASASSRI DAYARATNE v NEW ZEALAND POLICE [2019] NZSC 58 [21 June 2019]
Court of Appeal decision DAYARATNE v NEW ZEALAND POLICE [2019] NZCA 30 [5 March 2019]

 

NOVEMBER

13 November

Case name                      

SC 17/2019

Brooke Christie Rolleston
E Huda

v

The Queen
M J Lillico and K L Kensington

 

SC 18/2019

Brandon James Roche
A J Bailey

v

The Queen
M J Lillico and K L Kensington

Criminal Appeal                                                                        

Judges Winkelmann CJ, Glazebrook, O’Regan, Ellen France ,  Williams JJ 
Case Summary Criminal Appeal – Whether a member of the jury appeared biased – Whether the Court of Appeal erred in dismissing the appeal against conviction.
Grounds on which leave was granted The approved question is whether the Court of Appeal was correct to dismiss the conviction appeals.
Supreme Court leave application decision BROOKE CHRISTIE ROLLESTON v R [2019] NZSC 32 [21 March 2019]
Court of Appeal decision ROLLESTON & ROCHE v R [2018] NZCA 611 [19 December 2018]

 

 

14 November

Case  number                              SC 49/2019
Case name

Peter Hugh McGregor Ellis
R A Harrison and S J Grey

v

The Queen
U R Jagose QC, K S Grau and A D H Colley

 

Hearing to determine whether there is jurisdiction for appeal to proceed

Judges                                 Winkelmann CJ, Glazebrook, O'Regan, Williams and Arnold JJ
Case Summary

Criminal Appeal – Whether there was a miscarriage of justice arising from risks of contamination of or improperly obtained complainant evidence - Whether there was a miscarriage of justice arising from lack of expert evidence on the reliability of children complainants’ evidence – Whether there was a miscarriage of justice due to unreliable expert evidence being led at trial.

Grounds

The approved ground of appeal is whether a miscarriage of justice occurred in this case.

Supreme Court leave application decision

PETER HUGH MCGREGOR ELLIS v R [2019] NZSC 83 [31 July 2019]

 

DECEMBER

4 December

Case  number                              SC 57/2019
Case name Minister of Justice of New Zealand and Attorney General of New Zealand v Kyung Yup Kim
Judges  William Young, Glazebrook, O'Regan, Ellen France and French JJ

 

FEBRUARY 2020

20 February 2020

Case  number                              SC 32/2019
Case name International Consolidated Business Pty Limited v S C Johnson & Son Inc