Recent Cases

Veira v Cook [2021] NSWCA 302 (09 December 2021) (Basten and Meagher JJA, Emmett AJA)


CRIME – appeal and review – application for leave to appeal from Supreme Court orders dismissing appeal from Local Court – where applicant convicted of unlawfully entering inclosed lands and interfering with business – where conduct done to remove chickens from cruel conditions – whether defence of necessity available – consideration of R v Rogers (1996) 86 A Crim R 542