DPP v Phan Thi Le: High Court decides extent of exclusion, reasonable grounds to suspect and sufficient consideration (4 December 2007)


The final word – High Court determines DPP v Le On 14 November 2007, the High Court (Gleeson CJ, Gummow, Kirby, Hayne and Crennan JJ) handed down the decision in DPP v Phan Thi Le [2007] HCA 52. As a result of amendments made to the Confiscation Act, which became effective on 26 September 2007, … Continue reading DPP v Phan Thi Le: High Court decides extent of exclusion, reasonable grounds to suspect and sufficient consideration (4 December 2007)

Amendments to Confiscation Act 1997: derived property, effective control and extent of exclusion order (21 September 2007)


Confiscation Amendment Bill 2007 – Critical amendments to the exclusion tests and more  Yesterday, the Confiscation Amendment Bill 2007 (Bill) passed through the Victorian Legislative Assembly and is now awaiting Royal assent. The Bill makes very significant amendments to the Confiscation Act 1997 (Act). Practitioners involved in advising clients about confiscation proceedings must make themselves … Continue reading Amendments to Confiscation Act 1997: derived property, effective control and extent of exclusion order (21 September 2007)