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July 24, 2016
Police Search Warrants in NSW -Criminal Lawyers Sydney - George Sten and Co

When can the police conduct a search without a warrant?

The police can search a person without obtaining a warrant if they have reasonable grounds to believe that the person has in their possession: ·         a dangerous weapon ·         illicit drugs...
July 24, 2016

What is slavery?

In R v Wei Tang (2007) 16 VR 454; 172 A Crim R 224; 212 FLR 145 (CA) Eames JA looking at s 270 of the Criminal Code Act 1995 (Cth) interpreted the section as follows, with whom the other judges agreed...
July 24, 2016

How is a threat to kill offence defined in Australian law?

Before turning to the common law, we can look to s 31 of the Crimes Act 1900 as our statutory example, with the following actions considered an offence: “(1) A person who intentionally or recklessly, ...
July 24, 2016

How is prostitution defined under Australian law?

Perhaps the easiest definition of prostitution is sexual services in exchange for money, but what fun would leaving the definition on that note be? Instead we can look to the more refined comments of ...
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