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R v Salles[1997] QCA 129

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Editorial Notes

  • Published Case Name:

    R v Salles

  • Shortened Case Name:

    R v Salles

  • MNC:

    [1997] QCA 129

  • Court:

    QCA

  • Judge(s):

    McPherson JA, Thomas J, Lee J

  • Date:

    20 May 1997

Litigation History

EventCitation or FileDateNotes
Primary JudgmentSupreme Court of Queensland (no citation or file number)11 Nov 1996Defendant pleaded guilty to one count of importing large quantity of cocaine contrary to section 233B Customs Act 1901 (Cth); sentenced to 20 years' imprisonment with non-parole period of 10 years
Appeal Determined (QCA)[1997] QCA 12920 May 1997Defendant applied for extension of time within which to appeal against sentence; where defendant non-english speaker and ignorant of right to appeal or time limit for commencement of appeal; where sentence within range and not manifestly excessive; extension of time granted, leave to appeal granted and appeal dismissed: McPherson JA, Thomas and Lee JJ
Appeal Determined (QCA)[2003] QCA 12720 Mar 2003Defendant applied for extension of time within which to seek leave to appeal against sentence; where defendant sought to re-argue matters considered in [1997] QCA 129; application dismissed and declared that 157 days in presentence custody treated as time already served: M McMurdo P, McPherson JA and White J

Appeal Status

Appeal Determined (QCA)

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