Full Court Minute Books

Case M136/2018

Frugtniet v. Australian Securities & Investments Commission

Case No.


Case Information

Lower Court Judgment

12/10/2017 Federal Court of Australia (Reeves J, Farrell J, Gleeson J)

[2017] FCAFC 162


Consumer law – Banning orders – National Consumer Credit Protection Act 2009 (Cth) s 80 – Crimes Act 1914 (Cth) s 85ZZH – Where Commission made banning order under s 80 on basis appellant not “fit and proper person to engage in credit activities” – Where Administrative Appeals Tribunal affirmed Commission’s order – Where primary judge and Full Federal Court dismissed appeals – Whether Full Federal Court erred in holding Tribunal not prevented by Crimes Act from considering “spent convictions”.

Short particulars


17/08/2018 Hearing (SLA, Melbourne)

31/08/2018 Notice of appeal

31/08/2018 Notice of constitutional matter (Appellant)

05/10/2018 Written submissions (Appellant)

05/10/2018 Chronology (Appellant)

02/11/2018 Written submissions (Respondent)

19/11/2018 Reply

07/02/2019 Hearing (Full Court, Canberra) (Audio-visual recording)

07/02/2019 Outline of oral argument (Appellant)

07/02/2019 Outline of oral argument (Respondent)

15/05/2019 Judgment (Judgment summary)