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Index to Gilbert Islands Law Reports

Gilbert Islands Law Reports 1977


        Compiled by JA O'Brien Quinn QC
        Chief Justice of the Gilbert Islands

Case name

         

Action

         

Date of Judgment

         

Page

Arabaio Ionatan v R
        Causing death by reckless and dangerous driving; sentencing

Criminal Appeal No 8 of 1977

30 December 1977

91

Ibeibe Tebwebwe v R
        Murder; application for re-trial - lack of counsel - Gilbertese custom - provocation

Fiji Court of Appeal, Criminal Appeal No 7 of 1975

7 & 25 July 1975

119

Katatia Kabua v R
        Manslaughter; sentencing - provocation

Fiji Court of Appeal, Criminal Appeal No 8 of 1976

9 & 16 March 1976

128

Maerere Tamaro v R
        Murder; evidence - admissibility - voire dire; intoxication; provocation

Fiji Court of Appeal, Criminal Appeal No 14 of 1970

20 & 27 July 1970

108

Milton Smith v R
        Assault occasioning actual bodily harm; no conviction entered but sentence passed - appeal against "conviction"

Criminal Appeal No 9 of 1977

30 December 1977

99

Moatau Tekabwere v R
        Stealing from Government; criminal procedure; standard of proof

Criminal Appeal No 2 of 1977

7 November 1977

50

Motinnang Bauro v R
        Rape; corroboration; distressed condition of complainant; recent complaint; warning as to corroboration

Criminal Appeal No 1 of 1977

7 November 1977

45

R v Betero Tioteba
        Fighting - challenging to fight a duel - drunk and disorderly; sentencing

Crim Revision Case No 9 of 1977

2 December 1977

77

R v Binoka Randolph
        Fraudulent conversion; criminal procedure - recording of plea; sentencing

Crim Revision Case No 2 of 1977

6 September 1977

35

R v Erota Moantau
        Aggravated theft; criminal procedure - taking plea, previous convictions

Crim Revision Case No 3 of 1977

6 September 1977

38

R v Ioane Kinta
        Manslaughter; evidence; intoxication and insanity

Criminal Case No 1 of 1977

2 June 1977

16

R v Ioteba Morei
        Murder; identification; intoxication; manslaughter; malice aforethought

Criminal Case No 2 of 1976

9 November 1976

23

R v Iran Manaua
        Manslaughter; self defence; onus of proof

Criminal Case No 4 of 1977

30 December 1977

103

R v Noketi Kuareta & Taoroba Tekabwere
        Warehouse breaking and stealing; sentencing - ages of accused

Crim Revision Case No 6 of 1977

30 November 1977

70

R v Raurenti Kabenna
        Stealing; right of appeal - appeal out of time; criminal procedure; sentencing

Crim Revision Case No 13 of 1977

6 December 1977

84

R v Rimon Tavanga
        Escape from lawful custody - attempted rape - criminal trespass; sentencing - concurrent & consecutive; other sentences already being served

Crim Revision Case No 4 of 1977

11 October 1977

41

R v Standly Flood
        Assault occasioning actual bodily harm - drunk and disorderly; sentencing

Crim Revision Case No 8 of 1977

2 December 1977

74

R v Taare Bauro & Kamakia Reeu
        Break, enter and steal; minor in possession of alcohol; sentencing - in default of fine - concurrent / consecutive; suspended - where conviction not recorded

Crim Revision Case No 5 of 1977

30 November 1977

66

R v Tabeti Teubaitoi
        Murder - manslaughter; intoxication; sentencing

Criminal Case No 3 of 1977

30 December 1977

88

R v Tareta Tekarawa
        Common assault; sentencing

Crim Revision Case No 7 of 1977

2 December 1977

72

R v Teababa Tekabwebwere, Teikabua Takabwebwe & Kirata Temaewe
        Rape; child under 12 presumed incapable of sexual intercourse; sentencing

Crim Revision Case No 11 of 1977

5 December 1977

81

R v Tekaniku Makaina
        Common assault; sentencing

Crim Revision Case No 10 of 1977

5 December 1977

79

R v Tekea Kaiea and nine others
        Common nuisance; sentencing; right's of an accused on a "case to answer"; criminal procedure; language of the Court

Crim Revision Case No 1 of 1977

25 August 1977

31

R v Tiaontin Tawaia
        Murder

Criminal Case No 2 of 1977

30 May 1977

15

Taraia Kauongo v R
        Customs offences; sentencing

Criminal Appeal No 3 of 1977

7 November 1977

55

Tebao Tokia v R
        Murder; challenge to fight; Gilbertese custom; provocation; retaliation disproportionate

Fiji Court of Appeal, Criminal Appeal No 29 of 1975

23 & 25 July 1975

124

Teitengaun Tebana v R
        Manslaughter; sentencing - provocation

Fiji Court of Appeal, Criminal Appeal No 9 of 1976

9 & 16 March 1976

132

Tewaite Itibita v R
        Murder - manslaughter; sentencing - provocation

Fiji Court of Appeal, Criminal Appeal No 13 of 1975

7 & 25 July 1975

122

Tominiko Kamaraia v R
        Attempted Rape and indecent assault; sentencing - consecutive / concurrent; charge in the alternative; evidence - identification; criminal procedure

Criminal Appeal No 5 of 1977

7 November 1977

58

 

 

Digest of Selected Cases 1966-1972

Bureieta Kautu v R
        Murder

         

Fiji Court of Appeal No 34 of 1968

         

27 February 1969

Bataia Totanga v R
        Arson

Criminal Appeal No 2 of 1971

26 November 1971

Bio Anterea v R
        Drunk and disorderly

Criminal Appeal No 3 of 1967

8 April 1967

R v Beia Maungatabu
        Unlawful wounding

Criminal Case No 17 of 1966

26 September 1966

R v Biaman Muller
        Unlawful wounding

Criminal Case No 7 of 1966

19 September 1966

R v Buraina Momoia
        Unlawful wounding

Criminal Case No 14 of 1966

29 September 1966

R v Bureititi Mango
        Manslaughter

Criminal Case No 12 of 1966

6 & 11 October 1966

R v Ingatia Talesi
        Rape

Criminal Case No 2 of 1967

8 April 1967

R v Katangitang Tebuto
        Unlawful wounding

Criminal Case No 23 of 1966

7 December 1966

R v Kaoma Tebutoa
        Unlawful wounding

Criminal Case No 16 of 1966

22 September 1966

R v Kotoa Tione
        Unlawful wounding

Criminal Case No 5 of 1967

8 April 1967

R v Mareitari Makiebu
        Murder

Criminal Case No 2 of 1966

27, 28 30 May; 1 June 1966

R v Moriti Matitiba
        Inciting to Arson

Criminal Case No 6 of 1967

14 April 1967

R v Nei Taake Kabae
        Unlawful wounding

Criminal Case No 11 of 1966

22 September 1966

R v Obaia Airam
        Rape

Criminal Case No 9 of 1966

19 & 24 September 1966

R v Reia Kaure
        Defilement

Criminal Case No 5 of 1971

23 & 25 November 1971

R v Tabere Burangke
        Unlawful wounding

Criminal Case No 13 of 1966

1 October 1966

R v Teanang Atauea
        Murder

Criminal Case No 6 of 1974

19 August 1974

R v Tebita Toantau
        Unlawful wounding

Criminal Case No 9 of 1967

26 & 27 June 1967

R v Tekarika Teiwaki
        Murder - manslaughter

Criminal Case No 3 of 1972

12 & 14 April 1972

R v Tekatea Bauro
        Unlawful wounding

Criminal Case No 6 of 1966

12 May 1966

R v Tenanai Tetabo
        Receiving stolen property

Criminal Case No 5 of 1966

13 July 1966

R v Tererei Tamora
        Manslaughter

Criminal Case No 7 of 1970

12 February 1970

R v Tetitei Nauteute & Tetiura Korotabu
        Arson

Criminal Case No 22 of 1966

6, 7 & 8 December 1966

R v Tominiko Kamaraia
        Indecent assault - unlawful wounding - unlawful possession of an offensive weapon in a public place

Criminal Case No 7 of 1974

14 & 18 March 1974

R v Tonganibeia Taam
        Larceny by a servant

Criminal Case No 1 of 1967

8 April 1967

Tatere Tere v R
        Riot

Criminal Appeal No 1 of 1967

8 April 1967

Tebuti Hicking v R
        Embezzlement by Public Servant

Criminal Appeal No 2 of 1972

14 April 1972

Tiketa Riua v R
        Appeal against sentence for common assault

Criminal Appeal No 2 of 1967

8 April 1967


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