Leave to appeal dismissed

Supreme Court cases where leave to appeal a judgment of a lower court was dismissed or deemed to be dismissed where a notice of abandonment was received.

Updated 22 November 2021

2021

Case name
Phillip John Smith v Chief Executive of the Department of Corrections
Case number
SC 1/2021
Summary
Civil Appeal - application for leave to bring an appeal
Result
A The application for leave to appeal is dismissed.
B There is no order as to costs.
21 April 2021
Case name
Douglas Roy Andrews v The Queen
Case number
SC 2/2021
Summary
Criminal Appeal - application for leave to bring an appeal
Result
The application for leave to appeal is dismissed
7 April 2021
District Court decision
Not publicly available
Court of Appeal decision
Not publicly available
Leave judgment - leave dismissed
Case name
Qiufen Lu and Liansen Mao v Industrial and Commerical Bank of China (New Zealand) Limited and Qian Hou
Case number
SC 3/2021
Summary
Civil Appeal - application for leave to bring an appeal
Result
A The applications for leave to appeal are dismissed.
B The applicants must pay the first respondent costs of $2,500.
15 April 2021
Case name
Jeremy James McGuire v Secretary for Justice
Case number
SC 4/2021
Summary
Civil Appeal - application for leave to bring an appeal
Result
A The application for leave to appeal is dismissed.
B The applicant must pay the respondent costs of $2,500.
18 March 2021
Case name
Eric Meserve Houghton v Timothy Ernest Corbett Saunders And Ors
Case number
SC 6/2021
Summary
Civil Appeal - application for leave to bring an appeal
Result
A The application for leave to appeal is dismissed.
B The applicant must pay costs of $2,500 to the first respondents collectively and a total of $2,500 to the second and third respondents.
6 May 2021
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A The application for recall of this Court’s judgment of 6 May 2021 (Houghton v Saunders [2021] NZSC 38) is dismissed.
B The application for leave to file a second application for leave to appeal is dismissed.
C The application for a stay of the respondents’ application for costs in the High Court is dismissed.
D Costs are reserved.
2 July 2021
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A The application for recall of this Court’s recall judgment of 2 July 2021 (Houghton v Saunders [2021] NZSC 76) is dismissed.
B There is no order as to costs.
28 July 2021
Case name
Rajendra Prasad v Indiana Publications (NZ) Limited, Irene Lal, Venkat Ram, Mahesh Parera and Chenchu Nagulu
Case number
SC 7/2021
Summary
Civil Appeal - application for leave to bring an appeal
Result
A The application for leave to appeal is dismissed.
B There is no order as to costs.
16 February 2021
High Court decision
Not publicly available
Case name
A v The Queen
Case number
SC 8/2021
Summary
Criminal Appeal - application for leave to bring an appeal
Result
A The application for leave to appeal is dismissed.
B We make an order prohibiting publication of the judgment and any part of the proceedings (including the result) in news media or on the internet or other publicly available database until final disposition of retrial. Publication in law report or law digest is permitted.
3 June 2021
Court of Appeal decision
Not publicly available
High Court decision
Not publicly available
Case name
Jesse Shane Kempson v The Queen
Case number
SC 11/2021
Summary
Criminal Appeal - Application for leave to bring an appeal
Result
A The application for an extension of time to apply for leave to appeal is granted.
B The application for leave to appeal is dismissed.
29 June 2021
Court of Appeal decision
Not publicly available
Leave judgment - leave dismissed
Case name
Chesterfield Preschools Limited (In Liquidation) and Therese Anne Sisson v Commissioner of Inland Revenue
Case number
SC 12/2021
Summary
Civil Appeal - Application for leave to bring an appeal
Result
A The applications for leave to appeal are dismissed.
B The application for leave to adduce further evidence is dismissed.
C The applicant must pay costs of $3,000 to the Commissioner and $1,500 to Chesterfields Preschools Ltd (in liq) plus usual disbursements.
12 July 2021
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A The application for recall of this Court’s judgment of 12 July 2021 (Chesterfields Preschools Ltd (in liq) v
Commissioner of Inland Revenue [2021] NZSC 83) is dismissed.
B The applicant must pay costs of $500 to the Commissioner of Inland Revenue.
8 October 2021
Case name
Trevor James Murray v West Coast Holdings Limited
Case number
SC 13/2021
Summary
Civil Appeal - Application for leave to bring an appeal
Result
A The application for an extension of time to apply for leave to appeal is dismissed.
B There is no order as to costs.
3 June 2021
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A The application for recall of this Court’s judgment of 3 June 2021 (Murray v West Coast Holdings Ltd [2021] NZSC 55) is dismissed.
B There is no order as to costs.
9 September 2021