French CJ, Gummow, Hayne, Heydon, Crennan, Kiefel, Bell JJ
Constitutional law (Cth) – Judicial power of Commonwealth - Constitution, Ch III - Sentencing and parole procedure - Whether determination made under s 13A of Sentencing Act 1989 (NSW) is a "matter" within s 73 of Constitution - Whether s 154A of Crimes (Administration of Sentences) Act 1999 (NSW) invalid for setting aside, varying, altering or otherwise stultifying a judgment, decree, order or sentence of Ch III court.
Words and phrases – "parole", "sentencing".
Constitution – s 73.
Crimes Act 1900 (NSW) – s 463.
Crimes (Administration of Sentences) Act 1999 (NSW) – ss 143, 154A.