R v KH [2002] ACTSC 108 (31 October 2002)

[2002] ACTSC 108

CRIMINAL LAW – acts of indecency with young person – s 92K Crimes Act 1900 (ACT).

CRIMINAL LAW & PROCEDURE – trial by judge alone – warnings – separate consideration of offences.

CRIMINAL LAW – evidence – character evidence – evidence of character of accused – admissibility – use to which character evidence may be put – s 57  Evidence Act 1995  (Cth).

CRIMINAL LAW – evidence – possibility of concoction of evidence – admissibility not challenged – burden on Crown to negate reasonable possibility of concoction – burden discharged.

Evidence Act 1995  (Cth), s 57, s 97, s 98