Full Court Minute Books

Case M144/2016

The Queen v. Afford

Case No.


Case Information

Lower Court Judgment

4/03/2016 Supreme Court of Victoria (Court of Appeal) (Maxwell P, Priest and Beach JJA)

[2016] VSCA 56


Criminal law – Criminal Code (Cth) s 307.1 – Intention – Factual inferential reasoning – Application of Kural v The Queen (1987) 162 CLR 502 – Whether “awareness of the likelihood” can be used to establish intention under the Criminal Code (Cth).

Short particulars


14/10/2016 Hearing (SLA, Sydney)

26/10/2016 Notice of appeal

18/11/2016 Written submissions (Appellant)

18/11/2016 Chronology (Appellant)

12/12/2016 Written submissions (Respondent)

21/12/2016 Reply

28/02/2017 Hearing (Full Court, Canberra) (Audio-visual recording)

10/05/2017 Judgment (Judgment summary)