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The Law, Defences, and Penalties for Possessing a Gel Blaster in Australia

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By Emma Starr A Newcastle teenager has been charged with a firearms offence for carrying what many mistakenly believe is not - or at least should not be considered – a firearm at all: a gel blaster. The incident At...

Sydney Criminal Lawyers® Weekly Rundown – Articles from 3 to 9 June 2024

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In case you’ve missed any of them, here’s a rundown of the past week’s articles: Inadmissible Hearsay Evidence Must Not Be Allowed Before Jury, Despite Absence of Challenge The appeal caught quashed a manslaughter conviction after inadmissible hearsay evidence was...

National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) Fraud in Australia

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By Emma Starr The National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) in Australia has been a beacon of hope for individuals with disabilities, providing them with support and services to enhance their quality of life and independence. However, amid the scheme’s noble...

Double-Demerit Points Apply Over King’s Birthday Long Weekend

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With the New South Wales road toll rising to 158 in 2024, 26 more than for the same period last year, drivers are being urged to drive carefully this King’s Birthday long weekend and refrain from committing traffic offences, and...

What is a Mandatory Criminal Case Conference in New South Wales?

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By Emma Starr Mandatory criminal case conferences are an important part of the criminal justice process.  They provide an opportunity for the prosecution and defence to negotiate and prepare for trial.  This guide covers the essential requirements, best practices, and...

Sydney Criminal Lawyers® Weekly Rundown – Articles from 27 May to 2 June 2024

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In case you’ve missed any of them, here’s a rundown of the past week’s articles: Whistleblower’s Lengthy Sentence Will Deter Others from Exposing Crime and Corruption The harsh sentence imposed on the ADF lawyer who exposed war crimes will deter...

How Long Does a Drug Offence Stay on My Criminal Record?

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By Emma Starr Having to go to court for a drug offence can be daunting, and you may be concerned about the implications of pleading guilty or being found guilty of an offence such as drug possession or drug supply. ...

What is an Indictable Offence in New South Wales?

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By Emma Starr and Ugur Nedim An indictable offence is one which can be committed (or referred) to a higher court such as the District or Supreme Court, rather than remain and be finalised in the Local Court. These offences...

Which Offences Can Be Captured By Traffic Enforcement Cameras?

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By Emma Starr Traffic enforcement cameras seem to be everywhere on our roads these days, whether in the form of red light cameras, fixed or mobile speed cameras, combined red-light speed cameras, mobile phone detection cameras or bus lane cameras....

Sydney Criminal Lawyers® Weekly Rundown – Articles from 20 to 26 May 2024

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In case you’ve missed any of them, here’s a rundown of the past week’s articles: Bail Applications in NSW: Showing Cause and the Unacceptable Risk Test Some offences carry a right to bail, while others require the assessment of risk,...
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