R v Jacka [2011] ACTSC 63 (14 April 2011)


CRIMINAL LAW – trial by judge alone – identity evidence – considerations to be taken into account – whether “Molotov cocktail” falls within the definition of prohibited weapon under the Prohibited Weapons Act 1996 – definition of “damage property” and “deface the property” under the Criminal Code 2002 – accused guilty on both charges

Evidence Act 1995 (Cth), ss 116, 165(1)(b)