Good Behaviour Licence

Holders of unrestricted driver licences in New South Wales may elect to obtain a good behaviour licence rather than serve out their driver licence suspensions.    What is a good behaviour licence?  Section 36 of the Road Transport Act 2013 (NSW) provides a mechanism whereby full licence holders who have exceeded their demerit point limit may apply [...]

2023-05-30T10:15:16+10:00May 23rd, 2022|Driving Offences, Road and Driving|Comments Off on Good Behaviour Licence

Consenting to Apprehended Violence Order ‘AVO’

What is an AVO? An Apprehended Violence Order (AVO) is a court order issued for the protection of a person who believes that their life or safety is in danger.   What are the types of AVO’s? There are two types of AVO issued by the court that would depend on the allegations of the [...]

2023-11-30T12:13:44+11:00April 28th, 2022|Criminal Law|Comments Off on Consenting to Apprehended Violence Order ‘AVO’

Common Assault

Common Assault is an offence under Section 61 of the Crimes Act 1900 which carries a maximum penalty of 2 years in prison and/or a fine of $5,500.   What is Common Assault Common Assault is an act that causes another person to apprehend immediate and unlawful violence. While most assaults involve unwanted physical contact an assault [...]

2022-04-12T18:55:27+10:00April 14th, 2022|Criminal Law|Comments Off on Common Assault
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