Recent Cases

Godla v Director of Public Prosecutions (NSW) [2022] NSWCA 193 (30 September 2022) (Kirk JA)


CIVIL PROCEDURE — Pro bono referral under r 7.36 of UCPR — Referral power likely administrative in nature — No evidence as to the financial means of the applicant — Where previous pro bono referral assistance provided — Where applicant unlikely to accept legal advice — Referral refused

CIVIL PROCEDURE — Suppression and non-publication — Possible public interest in non-disclosure of identifying information of persons on Child Protection Register — Where the information sought to be suppressed was already in the public domain —Order not made under the Court Suppression Act