Articles matching Anti-Social Laws


Are the ‘f’ and ‘c’ words obscene? Obscenity and indecency laws in Australia

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What is obscene and indecent in Australian law?

What behaviour does Australian law consider ‘offensive’?

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Offensive behaviour laws in Australia.

When can the police conduct a search of property or a person without a warrant?

Filed under: Anti-Social Laws, Weapons, Criminal Law

Many readers will probably be aware that when entering into a private property or conducting a personal search, the police will need a warrant to undertake...

Is blasphemy an offence under Australian law?

Filed under: Anti-Social Laws, Criminal Law

It may seem quaint for some to consider blasphemy as an actual offence, but in many countries it still is certainly the case, including England where it...

Proceeds of Crime – Criminal Lawyers Sydney

Filed under: Anti-Social Laws, Criminal Law Matters, Criminal Law

In New South Wales, it is a serious offence to deal with proceeds of crime. If you are found guilty of a proceeds of crime offence, then you may be sentenced...

What is cybersex trafficking?

Filed under: Anti-Social Laws, Sexual Offences, Criminal Law

The term ‘cybersex trafficking’ is a relatively new term and offence. Technological advancements have given rise to a number of new types of criminal offences....

Is ignorance of the law a defence in relation to criminal law matters?

Filed under: Anti-Social Laws, Criminal Law

Anyone who has made even a cursory attempt at reading any piece of statute will quickly come to the realisation that there are a lot of laws out there...

Prostitution laws in Australia

Filed under: Anti-Social Laws, Sexual Offences, Criminal Law

Often referred to as the “world’s oldest profession”, prostitution conjures up many images for different people. However, we here at FindLaw aren’t interested...

Can a person get into trouble for having sex in a public place?

Filed under: Anti-Social Laws, Criminal Law

It’s possible that every person reading this article has heard of the expression, ‘sex sells’. Or if you aren’t aware of the idiom, you’ll probably be...

Can intoxication from alcohol or drugs be used as a defence to a crime?

Filed under: Drug Offences, Weapons, Assault & Battery, Robbery & Theft, Drink Driving, Court Appearances, Anti-Social Laws, Indecent and Sexual Assault, Murder, Sexual Offences, Criminal Law Matters

Can being intoxicated or drunk be used as a defence for criminal matters? Find out here.

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