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NO CONVICTION – ITS NOT ‘UNUSUAL’

08 7111 0375 Request A Cost Estimate NO CONVICTION – ITS NOT ‘UNUSUAL’ A case involving a traffic charge does not have to be ‘unusual’ for a Court to refrain from recording a conviction. Recently, a man was charged when a car he owned was driven unregistered and uninsured. He was told by a Magistrate…

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WHAT DOES ‘WITHOUT CONVICTION’ MEAN FOR MY EMPLOYMENT?

08 7111 0375 Request A Cost Estimate WHAT DOES ‘WITHOUT CONVICTION’ MEAN FOR MY EMPLOYMENT? When imposing penalty upon a guilty plea or finding of guilt after trial, a Court has the discretion under certain circumstances to refrain from recording a conviction under the Criminal Law Sentencing Act 1988.* In South Australia a ‘no conviction’…

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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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