DPP v KABA

The DPP v Kaba appeal in the Supreme Court overturns magistrate Duncan Reynolds’ 2013 ruling that police do not have an “unfettered” right to randomly stop and check vehicles. Judge Bell, in the Victorian Supreme Court quashed the decision of Magistrate Reynolds ruling that he committed an error of law when he decided in June last year, Read More …

Weimar District Court Tests Masks in Schools.

A ruling from the Weimar District Court on the imposition of face mask wearing in schools in the district provided the following outcome.   The compulsion imposed on school children to wear masks and to keep their distance from each other and from third persons harms children physically, psychologically, pedagogically and in their psychosocial development, Read More …

“MAINS v REDDEN [2011] FamCAFC 184”

The “irreversibility” of a procedure is one characteristic, along with numerous other factors which the Court has weighed in deciding similar cases, which has assumed some significance in the jurisprudence with respect to “special medical procedures”, discussed above. Once a child has been immunised, the process itself is irreversible. It is also likely that the Read More …

HIGH COURT ~ “Parliament could not pass a law requiring citizens to submit to Vaccination”

    Attorney-General (Vic); Ex rel Dale v Commonwealth (“Pharmaceutical Benefits case”) [1945] HCA 30; (1945) 71 CLR 237 (19 November 1945)   HIGH COURT OF AUSTRALIA I illustrate the position as I understand it by taking public health legislation as an example. Under s. 51 (ix.) the Commonwealth Parliament has power to make laws with respect Read More …