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R v BDF[2022] QCA 61

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Editorial Notes

  • Published Case Name:

    R v BDF

  • Shortened Case Name:

    R v BDF

  • MNC:

    [2022] QCA 61

  • Court:


  • Judge(s):

    McMurdo JA, Mullins JA, Mazza AJA

  • Date:

    29 Apr 2022

  • Selected for Reporting:

    Editor's Note

Litigation History

EventCitation or FileDateNotes
Primary Judgment[2019] QDCPR 4420 Sep 2019Pre-trial application on retrial ordered in [2019] QCA 14; plea of guilty to count 1 set aside (count 1 subsequently nolled upon commencement of retrial); no-jury order made: Smith DCJA.
Primary Judgment[2020] QDC 3711 Mar 2020Retrial (ordered in [2019] QCA 14) before Kent QC DCJ siting alone (pursuant to [2019] QDCPR 44); convicted of indecent treatment, deprivation of liberty, three counts of rape, and maintaining a sexual relationship with a child (constituted by the indecent treatment and rape counts); sentenced at [2020] QDCSR 1399; convicted of rape counts as a Code s 7 party to acts done by unknown and different men.
Notice of Appeal FiledFile Number: CA79/2007 Apr 2020Notice of appeal against conviction.
Appeal Determined (QCA)[2022] QCA 6129 Apr 2022Appeal against convictions ([2020] QDC 37) dismissed (per Mullins JA and Mazza AJA, McMurdo JA dissenting in part); held, McMurdo JA contra, that accused properly convicted of maintaining sexual relationship with child as Code s 7 operated to attribute to her, for the purposes of the offence, the unlawful sexual acts of others, which had sufficient degree of continuity; other miscellaneous complaints rejected.
Application for Special Leave (HCA)File Number: B21/202227 May 2022Application for special leave to appeal from [2022] QCA 61.

Appeal Status

Appeal Determined (QCA) Special Leave Sought (HCA)

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