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Jockey's Leave To Appeal Granted

Jockey's Leave To Appeal Granted

CROPP v A JUDICIAL COMMITTEE AND ANOR SC 68/2007 [29 November 2007]

SC 68/2007

BETWEEN LISA KATHRYN CROPP Appellant AND A JUDICIAL COMMITTEE AND ANOR

Respondents Court: Blanchard, Tipping and McGrath JJ Counsel: A Ivory, A Shaw and D Rutherford for Appellant B H Dickey and G H Anderson for Respondent Judgment: 29 November 2007

JUDGMENT OF THE COURT A The application for leave to appeal is granted.

B The approved grounds of appeal are:

(i) Whether, consistently with the New Zealand Bill of Rights Act 1990, s 29 of the Racing Act 2003 authorised Thoroughbred Racing to make Rules of Racing relating to random drug testing of riders.

(ii) Whether Ms Cropp consented to provide her urine sample on 7 May 2005.

(iii) Whether by reason of the Rules and the Drug Testing Protocol For Riders Ms Cropp was lawfully required to provide that sample. Solicitors: Gibson Sheat, Wellington for Appellant Meredith Connell, Auckland for Respondents

ENDS


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