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Sentencing Bench Book Update 55 published

Update 55, August 2023 Update 55 amends the Bench Book to update and revise with recent case law and legislative developments the following chapters: Purposes of...

Sexual Assault Trials Handbook Update 40 published

Update 40, July 2023  Recent sexual assault law on JIRS The following recent cases have been added: Evidence R v Clarke  NSWCCA 123 — Evidence Act 1995, ss 97A, 101(2) — child sexual...

Equality before the Law Bench Book Update 23 published

Section 2 — First Nations people Information has been updated at 2.1 — Some statistics to reflect new data including from the 2021 census and updated data published by...

Criminal Trial Courts Bench Book Update 73 published

Update 73, June 2023 Update 73 amends the Criminal Trial Courts Bench Book to incorporate recent case law and legislative developments. The following chapters have been revised: Acquittal...

Local Court Bench Book Update 148 published

The Local Court Bench Book is available in PDF or html. The Foreword has been updated by his Honour Peter Johnstone, Chief Magistrate. Specific Penalties and...

Children’s Court Resource Handbook Update 16 published

The Resource Handbook has been restructured to better present the commentary, articles, cases, legislation and other resources. Older articles have been retained for reference in the Archived...

Civil Trials Bench Book Update 52 published

Update 52, May 2023 Case management Cheng v Motor Yacht Sales Australia Pty Ltd t/as the Boutique Boat Company (2022) 108 NSWLR 342 has been added at ...

Sentencing Bench Book Update 54 published

Update 54, May 2023 Update 54 amends the Bench Book to incorporate recent case law and legislative developments. The following chapters have been revised: Intensive correction...

Criminal Trial Courts Bench Book Update 72 published

Update 72, April 2023 Update 72 amends the Criminal Trial Courts Bench Book to incorporate recent case law and legislative developments. The amendments include new chapters titled Defence...

Sexual Assault Trials Handbook Update 39 published

Update 39, March 2023 Sexual Assault Trials Handbook — consolidated and current to Update 39 — March 2023  Recent sexual assault law on JIRS The following recent cases have been added: Evidence ...