Recent Cases

Doyle v Commissioner of Police (No 2) [2020] NSWCA 34 (05 March 2020) (Leeming JA)


JUDGMENTS AND ORDERS – question of discretionary relief remitted by Court of Appeal to single Judge of Appeal – whether open to appellants to contend that respondents should not be permitted to vary interlocutory regime so as to grant access for purpose of being heard as to discretionary relief – effect of orders and reasons of Court of Appeal

POLICE – search warrant – computer seized by police pursuant to warrant – interlocutory injunctive relief granted preventing police from accessing computer – warrant later held to be invalid – owner sought return of computer and delivery up or destruction of image of its hard drive – whether representatives of police should be permitted to access computer for purpose of adducing evidence going on discretion