Recent Cases

Truong v Director of Public Prosecutions (NSW) [2023] NSWCA 64 (12 April 2023) (Ward P, Brereton JA and Griffiths AJA)


CRIME – Appeal and review – Judicial review of decision of District Court dismissing appeal from conviction in the Local Court – where applicant convicted in the Local Court of the offence of assault occasioning actual bodily harm – whether the summons for judicial review was out of time by four and a half years – where the applicant was unrepresented and assisted by a Mackenzie friend – where applicant raised a complaint as to falsification of evidence – where applicant raised complaints in relation to an initial charge of grievous bodily harm, alleged malicious prosecution and asserted the applicant was refused leave to issue a subpoena – where jurisdictional error not established