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Local Court Bench Book Update 130 published

Update 130 of the Local Court Bench Book includes Specific penalties and orders Bail Small Claims Evidence from vulnerable persons Local Court Practice Notes

Children’s Court Resource Handbook Update 9 published

Update 9 of the Children's Court Resource Handbook includes: Care and protection matters - important cases Criminal matters - practice and procedure Criminal matters...

Sexual Assault Trials Handbook Update 23 published

Update 23 of the Sexual Assault Trials Handbook includes: Meaning of “consent” Following the commencement of the relevant provisions of the Criminal Legislation Amendment (Child Sexual Abuse)...

Criminal Trial Courts Bench Book Update 59 published

Numerous cases throughout the Criminal Trial Courts Bench Book have been updated with their authorised citations. In addition, the following commentary and directions have been updated: ...

Sexual Assault Trials Handbook Update 22 published

Update 22 of the Sexual Assault Trials Handbook includes: Offences Table 1 which details sexual offences against adults and child victims, and Table 2, other...

Local Court Bench Book Update 129 published

Update 129 of the Local Court Bench Book includes Specific penalties and orders General orders Committal proceedings (from 30 April 2018) Coronial matters Review...

Criminal Trial Courts Bench Book Update 58 published

The tendency, coincidence and background evidence commentary and directions at , , , and have been updated as a result of the...

Civil Trials Bench Book Update 37 published

The following sections of the Civil Trials Bench Book have been updated: Disqualification for bias: apprehended bias Court Suppression or Non-Publication Orders Act 2010: suppression or...

Sexual Assault Trials Handbook Update 21 published

Update 21 to the Handbook contains amendments to:  Recent Cases The High Court decision The Queen v Dennis Bauer (a pseudonym) (2018) 92 ALJR 846, regarding admission of...

Sentencing Bench Book Update 42 published

The Sentencing Bench Book has been substantially amended to reflect the new community-based sentencing options created by the Crimes (Sentencing Procedure) Amendment (Sentencing Options) Act 2017 which commences...