Articles matching Criminal Law


The Offence of Indemnifying Surety

Filed under: Bail Applications, Criminal Law

This offence is committed when a defendant gets someone else to pay bail while agreeing to pay the other person back. Both the defendant and the surety...

Ecstasy or MDMA Supplying and Trafficking

Filed under: Drug Offences, Criminal Law

Ecstasy is one word used for the drug or substance methylenedioxy methamphetamine or MDMA and related substances. Under Schedule 1 of the Drugs Misuse...

Elements of Armed Robbery

Filed under: Robbery & Theft, Criminal Law

Armed robbery is an aggravated form of theft. The offence of armed robbery involves situations where an accused is alleged to have committed a robbery...

Sexual Assault Blacktown

Filed under: Indecent and Sexual Assault, Sexual Offences, Criminal Law Matters, Criminal Law

In the year March 2017- March 2018 there were 280 incidents of sexual assault in Blacktown. This was an increase from the previous year, which saw 255...

Loitering Near Schools: Criminal Defence and Penalties

Filed under: Indecent and Sexual Assault, Sexual Offences, Criminal Law

Loitering near schools occurs when someone has been found guilty of a sexual offence or a child pornography offence and that person was later found hanging...

Blackmail and Extortion

Filed under: Criminal Law Matters, Criminal Law

Blackmail and Extortion - the act of blackmail refers to demanding something from somebody, in return for not revealing information about that person which...

What is Abduction or Detention for a Sexual Purpose?

Filed under: Indecent and Sexual Assault, Sexual Offences, Criminal Law

Abduction or Detention for a Sexual Purpose is a charge filed against a person who has forcibly taken someone somewhere while thinking that the person,...

Administration of Drugs for a Sexual Purpose – What is the Law?

Filed under: Indecent and Sexual Assault, Sexual Offences, Criminal Law

Administration of Drugs for a Sexual Purpose is when a person drugs another person to make them unable to resist having sex.

Abduction of a Child Under the Age of 16 for a Sexual Purpose

Filed under: Indecent and Sexual Assault, Sexual Offences, Criminal Law

Abduction of a Child Under the Age of 16 for a Sexual Purpose is charged against an accused who allegedly takes a young person somewhere without their...

Victoria: What is the Law for Threat to Commit a Sexual Offence?

Filed under: Sexual Offences, Criminal Law

Threat to Commit a Sexual Offence is a crime charged against a person who the police think has threatened to rape or sexually assault another person.

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