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.
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 & co-accused arrested following a controlled delivery of a consignment of pineapples to premises in Sydney.