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August 8, 2019

Female Criminal Lawyer Sydney

Legal Eagles: The Sydney solicitors taking on high-profile cases You might not know their names or even their faces, but these are the Sydney solicitors you […]
July 26, 2019

Community Correction Orders

Community Service Orders replaced with Community Correction Orders On 24 September 2018 the Crimes (Sentencing Procedure) Amendment (Sentencing Options) Act 2017 commenced which abolished community service […]
July 24, 2019

Home Detention Orders

Home detention orders replaced by Intensive Correction Orders In September 2018, Section 6 of the Crimes (Sentencing Procedure) Act was repealed. Under this section, a court could […]
July 21, 2019

Section 9 Bond NSW

Section 9 Bonds replaced with Community Correction Orders The law has recently changed with regard to sentencing. The Crimes (Sentencing Procedure) Act 1999 has been amended […]
July 19, 2019

Section 12 Suspended Sentence

Section 12 Suspended Sentence Repealed On 24 September 2018, the Crimes (Sentencing Procedure) Amendment (Sentencing Options) Act 2017 commenced which repealed s 12 Crimes (Sentencing Procedure) […]
July 19, 2019

Conditional Release Orders NSW

Conditional Release Orders Conditional release orders are created by way of s 9 Crimes (Sentencing Procedure) Act. If a court imposes a CRO, you are discharged […]
July 19, 2019

Intensive Correction Orders

Intensive Correction Orders NSW If you are convicted of a crime, the court will then proceed to imposing a sentence. The sentence a court imposes will […]
April 24, 2019

Failure to reduce or remove risk of child becoming victim of child abuse

In 2018 Section 43B was inserted into the Crimes Act 1900 (NSW) creating the offence of Failure to reduce or remove risk of child becoming victim […]
April 16, 2019

Appealing an Apprehended Violence Order to the District Court

Appealing an AVO to the District Court If an Apprehended Violence Order has been made against you, you can make an application to have the AVO […]
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