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Concealing A Serious Offence: When Not reporting a Crime Could Land you in Gaol

08.07.17

Concealing A Serious Offence: When Not reporting a Crime Could Land you in Gaol You have witnessed a serious offence like a robbery or a sexual assault. Should you report it to police or can…

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Carriage Service Offences – The Meaning of Menace, Harass, and Offend

02.06.17

Carriage Service Offences – The Meaning of Menace, Harass, and Offend In NSW, the maximum penalty for using a carriage service to harass, menace, or cause offence is three years of imprisonment. If the issue…

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What is the Penalty for Carrying Pepper Spray?

28.05.17

Legal Consequences of Carrying Pepper Spray in Australia Walking alone to the home on a poorly lit road can give jitters to the strongest of us. If you live in a dodgy neighbourhood, you would…

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Nimbin Man Arrested After Facebook Post

28.05.17

Nimbin Man Arrested For Facebook Post A Nimbin guy has been arrested for allegedly posting a video of his marijuana crop on Facebook. Peter Till, the man we are talking about, allegedly bragged about his…

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Mentally ill or Not?- Some Considerations for Defendants Suffering from Mental Conditions

01.05.17

Considerations for Defendants Suffering from Mental Conditions Under section 32 of the Mental Health (Forensic Provisions) Act 1990 (NSW), an accused whom the court deems as a sufferer of a mental condition or a mental…

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What To Do When A Police Officer Wants to Search You

13.01.17

If you are approached by a police officer and asked to submit to a search, you can either consent or refuse a search. If you consent, remember to ask the officer for the reason of…

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What Happens If I Refuse To Undergo A Breath Test?

15.11.16

Refusing to submit to a roadside breath test or a breath analysis at the police station is a criminal offence in NSW and these offences carry harsh penalties.   When can police request a breath…

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Abortion- The Push for Legalisation in NSW

11.08.16

Abortion- The Push for Legalisation in NSW Women are still undergoing painful, humiliating and dangerous experiences to end unwanted pregnancies. According to the World Health Organization 47,000 women around the world die from unsafe abortions…

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Consorting- When it’s a Criminal Offence to Associate with a Criminal

27.05.16

Consorting- When it’s a criminal offence to associate with a Criminal An ABC News article posted yesterday reveals that Freedom of Information documents requested by Greens MP David Shoebridge showed 8,556 consorting warnings were issued…

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The “Gay Panic” Defence- A Defence to Murder

23.05.16

The “Gay Panic” Defence- A Defence to Murder The ‘gay panic’ defense – still being used in Australia today. Just as gay people are winning the fight for equality and acceptance in many places around…

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