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WHAT IS THE DIVERSION COURT PROGRAM?

Click to Call Testimonials Find an Expert 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?

Click to Call Testimonials Find an Expert 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

Click to Call Testimonials Find an Expert 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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