Category Archives: s. 142A

State of Tasmania v Johnston [2009] TASSC 60 (5 August 2009)

 [2009] TASSC 60

Criminal Law – Particular offences – Miscellaneous offences and matters – Offences relating to public officers – Disclosure of official secrets – Information obtained by virtue of a public office – Duty of public officer to keep information secret – Authorisation of public officer to publish or communicate information.
Director of Public Prosecutions (Vic) v Zierk (2008) 184 A Crim R 582, Pense v Hemy [1973] WAR 40, Gray v Chilman (No 2) (1935) SASR 359, Hersu v R (1991) 173 CLR 272, R v Hyman and French [1992] WAR 222, R v McCann [1998] 2 Qd R 56, referred to.
Criminal Code Act 1924 (Tas), s110
Police Service Act 2003 (Tas), s42
State Service Act 2000 (Tas), s9
Aust Dig Criminal Law [2632 - 2671]

Fuller & Anor v Resource Management and Planning Appeal Tribunal [2009] TASSC 51 (21 July 2009)

http://www.austlii.edu.au/au/cases/tas/TASSC/2009/51.html

Administrative Law – Judicial review – Grounds of review – Generally – No evidence ground advanced under the cover of an improper exercise of power ground.
Judicial Review Act 2000 (Tas), ss17(2)(e) and 20(b).
Australian Broadcasting Tribunal v Bond [1990] HCA 33; (1990) 170 CLR 321, applied.
Aust Dig Administrative Law [1028]

State of Tasmania v Mayes and O’Mahony [2004] TASSC 52 (4 June 2004)

[2004] TASSC 52

Statutes – Regulations – Validity – Unreasonableness – Vagueness and uncertainty – Particular cases – Management plan – Specific terms of compliance.

Fisheries (Abalone) Rules 2000 (Tas), rr17(1)(c)(i), 29(3)(b), 35.

Williams v Law B28/1987; Minister for Primary Industries v Austral Fisheries Pty Ltd [1993] FCA 45; (1993) 40 FCR 381, followed.

Hitchener v Ham [1961] VR 97, distinguished.

Aust Dig Statutes [145], [147]

Primary Industries – Fish – Offences – Other cases – Illegal possession of fish – Offence proscribes possession without lawful excuse, not unlicensed possession.

Living Marine Resources Management Act 1995 (Tas), s264(1).

Fisheries (Abalone) Rules 2000 (Tas).

Aust Dig Primary Industries [35]