Ex parte application for examination orders – Ng v Commissioner of the Australian Federal Police


On 29 November 2019, the WA Court of Appeal (Murphy and Mitchell JJA) delivered reasons in Ng v Commissioner of the Australian Federal Police [2019] WASC 195. Facts Restraining orders and examination orders had been made ex parte by the primary judge. The day before the examination was to proceed, the proposed examinees applied on … Continue reading Ex parte application for examination orders – Ng v Commissioner of the Australian Federal Police

Application for examination order must not be determined ex parte – AFP v Treptower


On 11 May 2018, Button J delivered the decision in the Commissioner of the Australian Federal Police v Steffan Treptower [2018] NSWSC 677. The Commissioner of the Australian Federal Police (Commissioner) had made an ex parte application for an examination order under s.180 of the Proceeds of Crime Act 2002. Button J determined that it … Continue reading Application for examination order must not be determined ex parte – AFP v Treptower

Application by AFP: examination order application under the Proceeds of Crime Act 2002; DPP (Cth) v Gay: assessment of pecuniary penalty order for insider trading; Ruzehaji v AFP: stay of examination refused (January 2016)


In the sprint to the finish last year, I did not manage to report on some of the decisions concerning litigation under the Proceeds of Crime Act 2002 (POCA). I now provide an update of those decisions. Re Application by the Commissioner of the Australian Federal Police [2015] VSC 774 (Riordan J) – Application for … Continue reading Application by AFP: examination order application under the Proceeds of Crime Act 2002; DPP (Cth) v Gay: assessment of pecuniary penalty order for insider trading; Ruzehaji v AFP: stay of examination refused (January 2016)