Full Court Minute Books

Case D15/2019

Nguyen v. The Queen
Singh v. The Queen

Case No.

D15/2019 and D16/2019

Case Information

Lower Court Judgment – Nguyen v. The Queen

29/05/2019 Supreme Court of the Northern Territory (Kelly J, Blokland J, Barr J)

[2019] NTSC 37

Lower Court Judgment – Singh v. The Queen

25/03/2019 Supreme Court of the Northern Territory (Kelly J, Blokland J, Barr J)

[2019] NTCCA 8

Catchwords

Criminal law – Prosecutor’s duties regarding “mixed statement” records of interview containing both inculpatory and exculpatory material – Where Crown chose not to adduce applicant’s record of interview of 8 June 2017 – Whether Crown’s decision not to adduce record of interview deprived applicant of reasonable chance of acquittal – Whether prosecution ordinarily required by duty of fairness to tender “mixed statement” record of interview at trial of accused when it is admissible – Whether prosecution permitted to decline to tender “mixed statement” records of interview for purely tactical reasons.

Short Particulars - Singh

Short Particulars - Nguyen

Documents

16/08/2019 Hearing (SLA, Sydney)

30/08/2019 Notice of appeal

04/10/2019 Written submissions (Appellant-Nguyen)

04/10/2019 Chronology (Appellant-Nguyen)

04/10/2019 Written submissions (Appellant-Singh)

04/10/2019 Chronology (Appellant-Singh)

18/10/2019 Written submissions (North Australian Aboriginal Justice Agency seeking leave to appear as amicus curiae in Nguyen)

18/10/2019 Written submissions (North Australian Aboriginal Justice Agency seeking leave to appear as amicus curiae in Singh)

01/11/2019 Written submissions (Respondent-Singh)

04/11/2019 Written submissions (Respondent-Nguyen)

15/11/2019 Written submissions (Director of Public Prosecutions for the State of Western Australia seeking leave to intervene - Nguyen)

15/11/2019 Written submissions (Director of Public Prosecutions for the State of Western Australia seeking leave to intervene - Singh)

25/11/2019 Reply (Appellant-Nguyen)

25/11/2019 Reply (Appellant-Singh)

17/03/2020 Hearing (Full Court, Canberra) (Audio-visual recording)

17/03/2020 Outline of oral argument (Appellant-Nguyen)

17/03/2020 Outline of oral argument (Appellant-Singh)

17/03/2020 Outline of oral argument (Respondent-Nguyen)

17/03/2020 Outline of oral argument (Respondent-Singh)

30/06/2020 Judgment (Judgment summary) (Nguyen)

05/08/2020 Judgment  (Singh)