Full Court Minute Books

Case S30/2019

Vella & Ors v. Commissioner of Police (NSW) & Anor

Case No.

S30/2019

Case Information

Catchwords

Application by the first defendant to the Supreme Court of New South Wales under the Crimes (Serious Crime Prevention Orders) Act 2016 (NSW) seeking orders restraining the plaintiffs from various behaviour – application asserts serious crime-related activity and refers to criminal charges of which the first and second plaintiffs were acquitted – whether s 5(1) of the Act is invalid, in light of Chapter III of the Constitution, by virtue of incompatibility with the institutional integrity of the Supreme Court of New South Wales and the District Court of New South Wales.

Documents*

07/02/2019 Writ of summons

11/02/2019 Notice of constitutional matter (Plaintiffs)

31/05/2019 Special Case Stated (Plaintiffs)

03/06/2019 Hearing (Single Justice, Brisbane v/link to Sydney)

24/06/2019 Written submissions (Plaintiffs)

24/06/2019 Chronology (Plaintiffs)

15/07/2019 Written submissions (Defendants)

22/07/2019 Written submissions (Attorney-General of the Commonwealth intervening)

22/07/2019 Written submissions (Attorney-General for the State of South Australia intervening)

22/07/2019 Written submissions (Attorney-General for the State of Victoria intervening)

22/07/2019 Written submissions (Attorney-General for the State of Western Australia intervening)

22/07/2019 Written submissions (Attorney-General of the State of Queensland intervening)

29/07/2019 Reply (Plaintiffs)

06/08/2019 Hearing (Full Court, Canberra) (Audio-visual recording)

06/08/2019 Outline of oral argument (Plaintiffs)

06/08/2019 Outline of oral argument (Defendants)

06/08/2019 Outline of oral argument (Attorney-General of the Commonwealth intervening)

06/08/2019 Outline of oral argument (Attorney-General for the State of Victoria intervening)

06/08/2019 Outline of oral argument (Attorney-General of the State of Queensland intervening)

07/08/2019 Hearing (Full Court, Canberra) (Audio-visual recording)

07/08/2019 Outline of oral argument (Attorney-General for the State of South Australia intervening)

07/08/2019 Revised outline of oral argument (Attorney-General for the State of Victoria intervening)

07/08/2019 Outline of oral argument (Attorney-General for the State of Western Australia intervening)