Full Court Minute Books

Case B68/2016

Pickering v. The Queen

Case No.


Case Information

Lower Court Judgment

6/05/2016 Supreme Court of Queensland (Court of Appeal) (Holmes CJ, Fraser J, Gotterson JJA)

[2016] QCA 124


Criminal law – Criminal Code (QLD) – Where jury found appellant guilty of manslaughter – Where appellant killed deceased whilst allegedly trying to avoid him – Whether application of s 31(1)(c) of the Criminal Code (QLD) was excluded by s 31(2).

Short Particulars


16/11/2016 Hearing (SLA, Sydney v/link Brisbane)

24/11/2016 Notice of appeal

16/12/2016 Written submissions (Appellant)

16/12/2016 Chronology (Appellant)

25/01/2017 Written submissions (Respondent)

09/03/2017 Hearing (Full Court, Canberra) (Audio-visual recording)

03/05/2017 Judgment (Judgment summary)