The other 2 deals each involved 7 grams for which applicant received 0 on each occasion.
Applicant was the proprietor of a service station in Cessnock.
Self-incrimination - objection taken - already convicted of offence - possible appeal - whether reasonable grounds for objection - application of s.128 Evidence Act 1995.
Desire to undertake treatment for alcohol abuse - when not affected by alcohol, behaviour unexceptional - excellent work record. LU LU - NSW SC, 29.1.2002Citation: R v Lu Lu  NSWSC 14Judgment on application for bail.
Knowingly concerned in the importation of commercial quantity amphetamine; knowingly concerned in importation of commercial quantity heroin.
HOFER, Rudolph - CCA, Wood CJ at CL, Sperling JCitation: R v Hofer  NSWCCA 544Sentence appeal.
Supply methylamphetamine on an ongoing basis; a Form 1 matter (possess cannabis - 62 grams).5y with NPP of 3y.
CARROLL, Douglas John Frederick - CCA, Greg James & Whealy JJCitation: R v Carroll  NSWCCA 511Sentence appeal.1 x BE&S; 1 x aggravated BE&S; 6 offences on a Form 1 (take & use conveyance; BE&S; possess housebreaking implements; possess explosive device; possess prohibited drug).5y 3m with NPP of 2y 3m. Aged 34y 9m at time of sentence - discount for guilty plea - special circumstances - positive steps towards rehabilitation - disproportion between head sentence & NPP.
Appeal allowed: resentenced to 4y 3m with NPP of 2y 3m.
Applicant's case for special facts or special circumstances was that relevant information was now available which was not known to applicant or reasonably ascertainable by him prior to the committal hearing.
Application for bail not entertained following an earlier order of the SC revoking bail - no question of principle.
Evidence was received from one witness, whereupon the Crown commenced cross examination of that witness.
Objection was taken on the grounds of self-incrimination.
The sentencing judge intended to impose head sentences totalling 28 years and NPPs totalling 15 years, both commencing on .