IN THE COURT OF APPEAL
Coram: Hon. Power, Ag. C.J., Mortimer, J.A. and Stuart-Moore, J.
Date of Hearing: 4 October 1996
Date of Judgment: 4 October 1996
J U D G M E N T
Power, Ag. C.J. (giving the judgment of the Court):
1. In this matter the applicant faced one count of trafficking in a dangerous drug which was particularized that he, on 16th May 1995,inside the male toilet at the Lucky House Seafood Restaurant in Tai Kok Tsui, unlawfully trafficked in a dangerous drug, namely 469.25grammes of a crystalline solid containing 416.89 grammes of methamphetamine hydrochloride. This is a drug which is commonly knownas “ice”. He pleaded guilty to that charge but not until the second day of the trial after a number of witnesses had appeared andbeen cross-examined.
2. Burrell, J. when sentencing said:
The judge then reduced it from 15 years to 12 years. The starting point was squarely within the applicable guidelines (The Attorney General v. Ching Kwok Hung  2 HKLR 125) and the reduction was, in the circumstances, a proper one. There is nothing that would allow us to interfere with the sentence imposed.
3. The application must be refused.
Mr. W.D. Moultrie, S.C.C., for the Respondent.
Applicant in person.