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DPP (Cth) v Hassan El Sabsabi

Case summary

This case is an appeal against sentence by the Director of Public Prosecutions for the Commonwealth of Australia in relation to two counts of acts preparatory to the commission of a foreign incursions offence, contrary to s 7(1)(e) of the Crimes (Foreign Incursions) Act 1978 (Cth). The facts of the case are set out in the judgment of the lower court which can be accessed below.

Case information

Lower Court judgment being appealed

07/12/2016 Supreme Court of Victoria (Justice Lasry) - [2016] VSC 740 (External link)

Watch the Court of Appeal proceedings

Bench: Justice Redlich, Justice Priest, Justice Beach

23/06/2017 - Judgment (audio and video recording) (External link)

Read the Court's judgment summary.

09/06/2017 - Hearing (audio and video recording) (External link)


To provide context to each proceeding, the Court will publish the corresponding notice of appeal (where the DPP is the appellant) or applications for leave to appeal and, as appropriate, the parties' written cases. These documents can be viewed and downloaded via the links displayed below.

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Author: Supreme Court of Victoria
Publisher: Supreme Court of Victoria
Date of Publication: June 2017
Copyright: Supreme Court of Victoria, 2017


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