Criminal Law

When Traffic Offender Programs can significantly reduce the sentence or result in a non conviction

In the event a person is charged with an offence relating to a motor vehicle, it may be advantageous for the person charged to attend upon a Traffic Offender Program (TOPs).  This may significantly reduce the sentence and in some cases result in a non-conviction by the Judicial Officer concerned. There are a number of TOPs in operation. Referral […]

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Two Types of Drink Driving Offences

Under the Road Transport (Safety and Traffic Management) Act 1999 (NSW), there are 2 types of drink driving offences in which you could be charged under: Driving Under the Influence (DUI) – s12 Prescribed Concentration of Alcohol (PCA) – s9 Usually, police will charge you with PCA because more often than not, they will have a precise blood […]

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