Articles matching Criminal Law


Blackmail

Filed under: Criminal Law

The charge of Blackmail is usually laid when someone tries to force another person to do something by threatening them.

Control of Use of Dangerous Articles

Filed under: Weapons, Industrial Relations, Criminal Law, Taxation and Revenue

This charge is made when a person is in a public place and has something on them that could be used as a weapon.

The Law for Assault in Victoria

Filed under: Assault & Battery, Criminal Law

The Police will charge you with assault where they believe that you have intentionally or recklessly caused another person to apprehend immediate and unlawful...

Elements of Culpable Driving Causing Death

Filed under: Drink Driving, Speeding, Drug Driving, Criminal Law

Culpable Driving Causing Death is a very serious offence punishable by up to 20 years’ imprisonment. The offence is heard in the County Court or the Supreme...

Cyberbullying Law NSW

Filed under: Criminal Law Matters, Criminal Law

The New South Wales State Government has announced that current law surrounding cyberbullying will be amended this month to increase protection of people...

Driving While Exceeding the Prescribed Concentration of Alcohol (section 49.1.b)

Filed under: Drink Driving, Drink Driving, Criminal Law

This charge is made against a person who is found driving a motor vehicle while having too much alcohol in their system. Alcohol affects people differently...

Elements of Robbery: When is a Person Guilty in Victoria?

Filed under: Robbery & Theft, Criminal Law

Robbery is an aggravated form of theft. This charge is generally laid in situations where a person commits a theft and, immediately before or at the time...

Which Court?

Filed under: Court Appearances, Criminal Law

The type of offence a person is charged with will determine the court in which the matter will be dealt with. Summary matters or matters involving the...

Assaults against police officers

Filed under: Assault & Battery, Criminal Law

In New South Wales and all Australian jurisdictions, the courts consider crimes committed against the police as extremely serious offences, such as assaulting...

Intentionally Visually Capture Another Person’s Genital or Anal Region

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

A person must not intentionally photograph or video another person’s genital or anal region without the consent of that person. This is a summary offence...

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