Recent Cases

Ah-Chee v Stuart [2019] FCAFC 165 (18 September 2019) (Reeves, Griffiths and Charlesworth JJ)


PRACTICE AND PROCEDURE – application for leave to appeal from interlocutory judgment of primary judge in which orders were made, based on cultural and customary concerns of claimant groups, in relation to the evidence in proceedings for the determination of overlapping claims of native title – insufficient doubt in correctness of the orders and supporting reasons of the primary judge to warrant leave to appeal being granted – no arguable House v The King (1936) 55 CLR 499 error identified – no question of general principle identified to warrant appellate intervention on a matter of practice or procedure – leave to appeal refused.