Giorgianni v R

JurisdictionAustralia Federal only
CourtHigh Court
Judgment Date1985
Neutral Citation1985-0418 HCA A,[1985] HCA 29
Date1985
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  • Mandatory sentencing for people smuggling: issues of law and policy.
    • Australia
    • Melbourne University Law Review Vol. 36 No. 2, August 2012
    • 1 August 2012
    ...131-44 and accompanying text. (232) Refugees Convention art 31(1). (233) As to the requisite mental element, see Giorgianni v The Queen (1985) 156 CLR 473, 482, 487-8 (Gibbs CJ), 494 (Mason J), 500, 504-5 (Wilson, Deane and Dawson JJ) (234) R v Russell [1933] VLR 59, 66-7 (Cussen ACJ), cite......
  • Ignorance of the Law as a Defence to Rape: The Destruction of a Maxim
    • United Kingdom
    • Journal of Criminal Law, The No. 76-4, August 2012
    • 1 August 2012
    ...sex with his wife and informed them that1Johnson vYouden [1950] 1 KB 544 at 546.2Churchill vWalton [1967 AC 224 at 236–7; Giorgianni vR (1985) 156 CLR 473 at506; Yorke v Lucas (1985) 158 CLR 661 at 667, 676.3R v Tolson (1889) 23 QBD 168 ‘an honest and reasonable belief in the existence ofci......

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