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The Types of Licence Suspension Appeals in the NSW Local Courts & Good Behaviour Licences in NSW  

It is trite to say that driving and the ability to drive is privilege and not a right. According to data collected by Transport for NSW, from 2024 to 12 May 2024 there has been 127 lives lost to driving related incidents. While not always clear, speeding and fatigue usually play a role in driving …

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Bail in New South Wales: What are Show Cause Offences and how to show cause

The NSW government is currently considering bolstering bail laws to afford greater protection to victims of domestic violence. The current law requires accused facing charges committed on bail to show cause, so what are show cause offences and how have the accused been able to show cause that their detention is not justified.  Show Cause …

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Guide to Offences of Common Assault and Assault Occasioning Actual Bodily Harm in NSW

Common assault is the most basic category of assault offences in New South Wales and is contained in section 61 Crimes Act 1900 (NSW) which carries a maximum penalty of 2 years imprisonment. Although not explicitly defined in the Crimes Act 1900 (NSW), case law has held that any intentional or reckless act causing another …

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Criminal Law Offences and sentencing options at the Local Courts of New South Wales

The NSW Local Courts in its criminal jurisdiction deal with two types of criminal offences: A summary offence is any offence that is not an indictable offence which usually carries a maximum penalty of up to two years imprisonment. Indictable offences are serious criminal offences which can be dealt with summarily if they are listed …

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The Offence of Driving with Middle Range Prescribed Concentration of Alcohol in NSW

Mid range PCA is an offence contrary to section 110(4) Road Transport Act 2013 (NSW) which carries a maximum penalty of 9 months imprisonment and/or fines of up to $2,200.00 for a first offence or 18 months imprisonment and/or fines of up to $3,300.00 for second or subsequent offences. Middle range prescribed concentration of alcohol …

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Apprehended Personal Violence Orders and Apprehended Domestic Violence Orders in NSW

Apprehended Violence Orders (AVOs) are Court orders which seek to protect individuals. AVOs protect individuals by ordering defendants to modify their behaviour by imposition of certain conditions on their behaviour. The mandatory AVO condition, also referred to as condition one (1), states: 1. The defendant must not do any of the following to the protected …

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The Offences of Common Asssault and Assault Occasioning Actual Bodily Harm in NSW

Common assault is the most basic form of an assault offence in NSW. It is contained in section 61 Crimes Act 1900 (NSW) which states that the maximum penalty for the offence is 2 years imprisonment. Common assault is not defined in the statute, but the Court have held that an assault is any act …

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Powers of NSW Police to arrest without a warrant

In NSW, Police can arrest a person without a warrant on reasonable suspension of having committed an offence. The NSW Police powers are contained in Law Enforcement (Powers and Responsibilities) Act 2002 (LEPRA)with the power to arrest a person without a warrant in section 99 of LEPRA.  Getting arrested can be a stressful and frightening …

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