Date: 6 June 2022
Court/Tribunal: Supreme Court of Queensland
Judicial Officer/Tribunal Member: Martin SJA
Human Rights Act 2019 (Qld) Sections: s 58
Rights Considered: N/A
Other Legislation: Police Service Administration Act 1990 (Qld)
Keywords: Civil Procedure

The case concerned whether legal professional privilege had been waived for the purpose of a subpoena requiring production of legal advice that had been issued by the applicant. Evidence was given in cross examination that a legal advice had given sufficient comfort that the direction would be compatible with human rights. The Court considered that privilege had been waived. There was no substantive discussion of human rights./p>

Visit the judgment: Johnston & Ors v Carroll (APM, Commissioner of the Queensland Police Service) [2022] QSC 115