On 20 November 2015 I delivered a presentation on the Criminal Property Confiscation Act 2000 (WA) – Crime-Used and Crime-Derived confiscations cases.
The High Court granted special leave in Henderson v Queensland on 16 May 2014. If the appeal is successful it will amount to a significant erosion of the reverse onus (in relation to lawful origin) found in most Australian confiscation statutes.Read More
Courts have applied Lee v R with some interesting results. Analysis of recent decisions considering X7 v ACC, Lee v NSW Crime Commission and Lee v The Queen, including Bartlett v The Queen and Zhao & Jin v Commissioner of the Australian Federal Police.Read More
Presentation on Drug Trafficker Cases under the Criminal Property Confiscation Act 2000 (WA) by Edward Greaves. Full text paper available for free download.Read More