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Criminal Legislation

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If you are going to court for a a criminal offence, you will receive a Court Attendance Notice which will ether be a small, yellow piece of paper (known as a Field Court Attendance Notice) or the more formal document pictured below.

In either case, your Court Attendance Notice will state the number of the Section under which you are charged (eg Section 61) and the year of  the relevant Act (eg Crimes Act 1900).

Enter the number of the section and the year of the Act to bring up corresponding offences, then click on the appropriate link to read about the offence you are being charged with.

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