High Court of Australia

Yates v The Queen [2013] HCA 8

247 CLR 328; 87 ALJR 446; 295 ALR 696

14 Mar 2013

Case Number: P21/2012


French CJ, Hayne, Crennan, Bell, Gageler JJ


Criminal law – Sentence – Detention during Governor's pleasure on expiration of sentence under s 662 of Criminal Code (WA) – Whether evidence capable of supporting conclusion that applicant a constant danger to community – Whether order demonstrably necessary to protect society from physical harm.

Criminal Code (WA) – s 662.

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