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. In the matter of an Appeal against conviction from General Court Martial of 550166 Sergeant Car1 Stephen St John [1989] ADFDAT 2 (PDF 359kb)

    Defence Force Discipline appeal - admissibility of evidence of reconstruction - weight to be accorded to such evidence - whether basic premises were themselves accurate - no substantial miscarriage of justice. Practice and procedure - terms of charge and particulars - necessity to inform an accused of the specific offence alleged against him -…

    26 Jun 1989 THE HON. SIR EDWARD WOODWARD (PRESIDENT) COX J (DEPUTY PRESIDENT); THE GALLOP J (MEMBER)

  2. In the matter of an appeal against conviction from General Court Martial of 224815 Captain Rodney Neville Bridges [1989] ADFDAT 1 (PDF 449kb)

    21 Apr 1989 THE HON. WOODWARD ( PRESIDENT) ; BROAD J (MEMBER) ; GALLOP J (MEMBER)

  3. In the matter of an appeal against conviction from restricted Court Martial of 312924 Corporal Steven Paul McInnes [1987] ADFDAT 2 (PDF 221kb)

    Appeal - Offence of assaulting a superior officer - elements thereof - statutory defence that the accused neither knew, nor could reasonably be expected to have known that the victim was a superior officer - onus of proof of defence - standard of proof. Criminal Law - onus of proof of statutory defence contained in provision creating the offence - …

    27 Aug 1987 THE HON FX CONNOR (PRESIDENT) ; GALLOP J BROAD J (MEMBERS)

  4. In the matter of The Defence Force Discipline Appeals Act 1955; in the matter of an Application for Leave to Appeal pursuant to Section 21(1) of the Act ; in the matter of an Appeal against conviction by Court Martial of Roy David Snedden [1987] ADFDAT 1 (PDF 86kb)

    18 Mar 1987 THE HON XAVIER CONNOR (PRESIDENT) ; MURRAY J (VICE-PRESIDENT) BROAD J (MEMBER)

  5. In the matter of an Appeal against conviction by Court-Martial of Ian Raymond Gulliver [1986] ADFDAT 1 (PDF 517kb)
    Gulliver

    27 Mar 1986 THE HON. XAVIER CONNOR (PRESIDENT) ; MURRAY J (DEPUTY PRESIDENT) GALLOP J (MEMBER) .

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