Case S249/2016

Smith v. The Queen

Case No.


Case Information

Lower Court Judgment

20/05/2016 Supreme Court of New South Wales (Court of Criminal Appeal) (Beazley P, Harrison J, R A Hulme J)

[2016] NSWCCA 93


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)

09/12/2016 Written submissions (Respondent)

19/12/2016 Reply

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

10/05/2017 Judgment (Judgment summary)