Being a Convicted Offender Armed with Intent is an offence under section 115 of the Crimes Act 1900, which carries a maximum penalty of 10 years in prison.
To establish the offence, the prosecution must prove beyond reasonable doubt that:
A ‘convicted offender’ is defined as:
A person who has been convicted of any indictable offence, which is an offence that can be referred to a higher court such as the District or Supreme Court. This generally applies to offences carrying a maximum penalty of more than 2 years in prison.
Section 114 is the offence of being armed with intent.
To establish that offence, the prosecution must prove beyond reasonable doubt that:
The offence is also made out where the prosecution proves that:
You possessed, without a lawful excuse, a housebreaking or safebreaking implement, or an implement capable of being used to drive, or enter and drive, a conveyance.
‘Conveyance’ is defined as:
Any cab, carriage, motor car, caravan, trailer, motor lorry, omnibus, motor or other bicycle, ship or vessel, used in or intended for navigation.
Defences to the charge include:
Big thank you to Jason in helping me through my recent case. A great professional,…
Very professional and got the best result! Would definitely recommend if you want the best…
The professionalism, expertise and timeless effort shown by Karina was second to none. Exceptional service…
Couldn’t be happier with the outcome I received from Jason and the team at Sydney…