AN INTRODUCTION TO INDICTABLE OFFENCES

AN INTRODUCTION TO INDICTABLE OFFENCES

Reading Time: 2 minutes In South Australia, serious crimes are known as indictable offences. The punishments and penalties are more severe compared to summary offences. This also means the Defendants (those answerable to the charge) are offered greater protection...
What is a Bail Agreement?

What is a Bail Agreement?

Reading Time: 2 minutes Bail is an agreement in which a person makes a written undertaking to the court. A person who is in custody because he or she has been charged with an offence or is involved in pending criminal proceedings, may apply to be released on bail....
Complicity in Criminal Acitivity

Complicity in Criminal Acitivity

Reading Time: 2 minutes The extension of criminal liability to non-primary offenders is a principle long established in case law and defined in statute as, “aiding, abetting, counselling or procuring.” There are three principles to consider, two at common law and one...