DPP v BCR [2010] VSCA 229 (9 September 2010)


CRIMINAL LAW – Interlocutory Appeal – Multiple counts of sexual offences against 14 complainants – Admissibility of tendency and coincidence evidence – Leave to appeal – Criminal Procedure Act 2009, s 297(1) – Challenge to correctness of previous decisions relied upon by judge and judge’s application of principles contained in previous decisions – Severance of counts not yet determined – Possibility of further tendency and coincidence notices – Stay applications pending – Interests of justice – Leave to appeal refused.