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WHAT IS THE DIVERSION COURT PROGRAM?

08 7111 0375 Request A Cost Estimate WHAT IS THE DIVERSION COURT PROGRAM? Treatment Intervention Program and Drug Court Program What is it? The Intervention Programs are run in a specialist court and are not heard with the general criminal listings. The term “intervention program” is defined by legislation[1] as a program that provides supervised…

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WHEN CAN A CRIMINAL CHARGE BE FINALISED WITHOUT A CONVICTION?

08 7111 0375 Request A Cost Estimate WHEN CAN A CRIMINAL CHARGE BE FINALISED WITHOUT A CONVICTION? Two recent decisions handed down by the Supreme Court have considered the circumstances under which a criminal conviction should not be recorded against a person found guilty of an offence. In one case, this was despite the fact…

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IMPRISONED FOR ACCEPTING A GIFT

08 7111 0375 Request A Cost Estimate IMPRISONED FOR ACCEPTING A GIFT A man was imprisoned for fourteen days for two charges that included accepting as a gift from a friend a single round of ammunition that he intended to make into a necklace. The man was charged with a number of offences including possession…

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