High Court of Australia

Alqudsi v The Commonwealth [2015] HCA 49

20 Jul 2015

Case Number: S119/2015 S132/2015


French CJ


Remitter summons – Plaintiff sought declaratory relief that s 7(1)(e) of Crimes (Foreign Incursions and Recruitment) Act 1978 (Cth) is invalid in context of pending criminal proceedings – Whether proceedings should be remitted.

Application for removal – Whether sufficient cause shown to remove pending criminal proceedings – Relevance of principle against fragmentation of pending criminal proceedings.

Words and phrases – "fragmentation of pending criminal proceedings", "sufficient cause".

Judiciary Act 1903 (Cth) – ss 40(1)-(2), 44(1).

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