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

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

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

Indecent Assault- Sexual Assault- Child Abuse

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

There are two possible indecent assault offences under the Crimes Act 1900.

Double jeopardy: Can a person be punished twice for the same offence in Australia?

Filed under: Court Appearances, Anti-Social Laws, Indecent and Sexual Assault, Murder, Sexual Offences, Drug Offences, Assault & Battery, Robbery & Theft, Drink Driving, Witnesses and Victims

It’s perhaps somewhat surprising when you think about how much of the law filters through via popular media and is particularly noticeable when it comes...

Child Sex Offence Criminal Lawyers Sydney

Filed under: Sexual Offences, Criminal Law

Child Sex Offence in New South Wales, courts can impose severe penalties for sexual offences involving children. These penalties range from the most severe...

Peep and Pry Offences- Criminal Lawyers Sydney

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

Peeping and prying, commonly known as being a ‘Peeping Tom’ is a criminal offence in New South Wales.

Up Skirting Offences – Sex Offence – Criminal Lawyers

Filed under: Sexual Offences, Criminal Law

Although there is no specific law in New South Wales that makes upskirting an offence, there is a section of the Crimes Act 1900 (NSW) that is applicable...

Changes to the Prosecution of Child Pornography offences

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

The Crimes Amendment (Child Pornography and other matters) Act 2015 came in to force on 1 December 2015.

Pornographic material, international flights and airport border control

Filed under: Sexual Offences, Criminal Law

Australian border patrol governs what comes in and leaves the country. This includes illegal pornography both on import and export, which is taken to mean...

Obscene Exposure Lawyers Melbourne

Filed under: Sexual Offences, Criminal Law

If you have been charged with wilful and obscene exposure in Victoria, you may be liable to a criminal conviction, a fine, and/or a prison sentence if...

Using a carriage service for child pornography material

Filed under: Sexual Offences, Criminal Law

Under s474.19 of the Commonwealth Criminal Code 1994 (Cth), it is an offence to use a carriage service for child pornography material. ‘Carriage service’...

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