DPP v Cini and Kinealy v DPP: discretionary forfeiture under the Confiscation Act 1997 (13 May 2013)


On 9 May 2013, the Court of Appeal (Weinberg and Tate JJA and Vickey AJA) delivered the decision in DPP v Cini. The appeal was brought by the DPP, who failed to obtain a forfeiture order on discretionary grounds in the County Court after Mr Cini was convicted of Schedule 1 (but not Schedule 2) offences under the Confiscation Act. The Court dismissed the … Continue reading DPP v Cini and Kinealy v DPP: discretionary forfeiture under the Confiscation Act 1997 (13 May 2013)