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This Party is “Out-of-control”

It’s the end of the financial year. And we all know that such an occasion demands one thing, a massive party. Well, perhaps not. But whether dancing away your sorrows, or grooving to a good year, revellers and organisers should be aware of some of the laws...

No Conviction Recorded

In most circumstances where a conviction is not recorded, the decision would not normally be available publicly online. Almost all convictions that are not recorded are convictions that take place in the Magistrates Court. The Magistrates Court does not publish its decisions, but decisions are...

Confessions Under The Influence

Where a person is questioned whilst under the influence of drugs or alcohol, the court may choose to disregard any of the evidence that was obtained through improper, unfair or unlawful methods. Where the Court Will Exercise Discretion On the 29th of June 2013 at 1:40 am,...

Making Bail

Due to a variety of reasons, persons charged with an offence will often seek to be granted bail. It may be that bail will allow a defendant to continue to work and support their family, or that bail will avoid a defendant having to spend...

Parliamentary Inquiry into Queensland Crime

The Queensland Attorney-General Jarrod Bleijie and the Minister for Police, Fire and Emergency Services Jack Dempsey announced a state parliamentary inquiry into crime in Queensland in a joint statement on Thursday. The Inquiry will investigate: Trends and types of crimes being committed in Queensland; The impact of crime; Contributory...