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Case S271/2015

Nguyen v. The Queen

Case No.


Case Information

Lower Court Judgment

28/08/2013 Supreme Court of New South Wales (Court of Criminal Appeal) (Beazley P, Johnson J, R A Hulme J)

[2013] NSWCCA 195


Criminal law – Sentencing – Objective seriousness of offending – Whether sentencing judge appropriately considered the objective seriousness of the offending – Whether the principle in The Queen v De Simoni prohibits a sentencing judge from having regard to the absence of a fact which would render an offender guilty of a more serious offence where that fact is not an element of the more serious offence.

Short particulars


11/12/2015 Hearing (SLA, Sydney)

18/12/2015 Notice of appeal

29/01/2016 Written submissions (Appellant)

29/01/2016 Chronology (Appellant)

19/02/2016 Written submissions (Respondent)

04/03/2016 Reply

10/03/2016 Hearing (Full Court, Canberra) (Audio-visual recording)

04/05/2016 Judgment (Judgment summary)