Pollitt v R

JurisdictionAustralia Federal only
CourtHigh Court
Neutral Citation[1992] HCA 35,1992-0813 HCA A
Date1992
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22 cases
  • Bannon v R
    • Australia
    • High Court
    • Invalid date
  • Baker v R
    • Australia
    • High Court
    • 15 August 2012
    ...The hearsay witness is not. 86 There is a further danger in the introduction of a relaxed or flexible rule based on ‘reliability’. In Pollitt v The Queen certain Justices in this Court employed the kind of thinking that the appellant advocated in this appeal to create a limited exception pe......
  • Aytugrul v R
    • Australia
    • High Court
    • 18 April 2012
    ...(1989) 168 CLR 79 at 108; [1989] HCA 60. 105 Jones v The Queen (1997) 191 CLR 439 at 463; [1997] HCA 56. 106 Pollitt v The Queen (1992) 174 CLR 558 at 615; [1992] HCA 107 Ryan v The Queen (2001) 206 CLR 267 at 281 [42]; [2001] HCA 21. 108 Dart Industries Inc v The Decor Corporation Pty L......
  • Conway v R
    • Australia
    • Federal Court
    • Invalid date
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2 books & journal articles
  • The influence of Professor J.H. Wigmore on evidence law in Australia
    • United Kingdom
    • International Journal of Evidence & Proof, The Nbr. 19-1, January 2015
    • 1 January 2015
    ...to Wigmore’s Treatise(Tillers rev., 1983), vol. 1 at 702–31 [14]–[14.1] and 847–55 [19]. 71. [2012] HCA 15.72. See also Pollitt v R (1992) 174 CLR 558, per Brennan J at [5]; see also Seltsam Pty Ltd v McGuiness (2000) 49 NSWLR 262 [91]; see also the observation in La Trobe Capital & Mortgag......
  • The exclusion of prison informant evidence for unreliability in New Zealand
    • United Kingdom
    • International Journal of Evidence & Proof, The Nbr. 25-3, July 2021
    • 1 July 2021
    ...unreliable evidence requiring careful attention’.21Prison informant evidence may also be15. WvR, above n. 3 at [213].16. Pollitt vR[1992] HCA 35, (1992) 174 CLR 558 at 614–615 per McHugh J (footnote omitted), cited in WvR, above n. 3 at[211]. See, further, Benedetto and Labrador vR[2003] UK......

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