Decisions

Defence Force Discipline Appeal Tribunal decisions can be searched on the Federal Court website by selecting 'Defence Force Discipline Appeal Tribunal' under 'Court'.

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  1. Parker v Chief of Air Force [2010] ADFDAT 2

    EVIDENCE – admissibility of interview with police - conducted while appellant intoxicated – no caution administered - discretion to exclude illegally obtained evidence CRIMINAL LAW - reasonable hypothesis consistent with innocence open on evidence – unreasonable or unsafe and unsatisfactory conviction recorded – defence of sudden or extraordinary…

    29 Nov 2010 TRACEY J (PRESIDENT), WHITE JA (DEPUTY PRESIDENT) AND DUGGAN J (MEMBER)

  2. Watson v Chief of Army [2010] ADFDAT 3

    DEFENCE AND WAR – communication of document from Appellant to defending officer – communication confidential – obtained as result of impropriety – not properly admitted

    11 Oct 2010 TRACEY J - PRESIDENT, WHITE JA - DEPUTY PRESIDENT & MILDREN J - MEMBER

  3. Flynn v Chief of Army [2010] ADFDAT 1

    DEFENCE AND WAR – appeal against service conviction by General Court Martial on ground that conviction unsafe or unsatisfactory – defences of involuntary intoxication and honest and reasonable mistake pursuant to Criminal Code 1995 (Cth) clearly raised by the evidence – only defence of honest and reasonable mistake raised at trial - submissions…

    11 Jun 2010 TRACEY J (PRESIDENT), WHITE J (DEPUTY PRESIDENT) & MILDREN J (MEMBER)