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Reckless Driving Charge In NSW

Reckless Driving Charge In NSW

Table of Contents Can You Be Charged With Reckless Driving From a Video? Penalties for Reckless Driving Charge in NSW Reckless Driving Charge In NSW The offence of reckless driving in NSW carries heavy fines and penalties. Under section 117 of the Road Transport Act, it is considered an offence to operate a motor vehicle in a furious, reckless, or…

Strict Liability Offences In NSW

Strict Liability Offences In NSW

Table of Contents What Is a Strict Liability Offence? Strict Liability Offences Examples Defences To Strict Liability Offences In New South Wales, criminal offences are generally classified as either “strict liability” or “mens rea” offences. While mens rea offences require proof of intent or knowledge, strict liability offences do not.   One of the fundamental principles of common law is…

Police Attitude To Street Racing In NSW

Police Attitude To Street Racing In NSW

Police Attitude To Street Racing In NSW Street racing has long been a concern for law enforcement agencies around the world, including in New South Wales. Street racing poses significant risks to participants and innocent bystanders alike. The police in NSW take a firm stance against this illegal activity due to its potential to cause accidents, injuries, and fatalities.  …

No Conviction Recorded in NSW

No Conviction Recorded in NSW

Table of Contents What Does No Conviction Recorded Mean? Sentencing Options in NSW for No Conviction Recorded Does a Non Conviction Stay On Your Record? Obtaining a “No Conviction Recorded” verdict in Court can have several significant implications for the accused individual. These implications may vary depending on the nature of the offences, the circumstances of the case and the…

Drone Laws Australia

Drone Laws Australia

Table of Contents Are Drones Legal in Australia? Are Drone Jammers Legal in Australia? Drones in Australia, also known as unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs), have gained significant popularity in recent years for recreational, commercial, and professional use. As with any emerging technology, regulations and laws are necessary to ensure safety and privacy. In Australia, the Civil Aviation Safety Authority (CASA)…

Falsely Nominating Another Driver NSW

Falsely Nominating Another Driver NSW

Table of Contents What Happens When You Nominate Another Driver? Statutory Declaration Failure To Nominate The Driver Misrepresenting or deceiving the identity of the driver of your vehicle, whether intentionally or fraudulently, is a grave violation that can lead to significant financial consequences. Individuals found guilty of falsely nominating a driver can face a maximum penalty of $11,000, while companies…

Penalty for Hit and Run Parked Car Australia

Penalty for Hit and Run Parked Car Australia

Table of Contents Onus of Proof on the Prosecution Legal Defences Available to Failure to Stop and Give Particulars What to do if you Hit a Parked Car Australia? Failing to stop at the scene of an accident in New South Wales (NSW) and provide personal information to other parties involved in the crash, including injured individuals and property owners…

What Are R Plates In Australia?

What Are R Plates In Australia?

Table of Contents Support for R Plate Driver Mycar, an Australian service and repair company, has launched new R plates, also known as “return” plates, to aid drivers who are returning to driving after being involved in a road accident or suffered some form of road trauma.   The special plates are to assist drivers who are in need of…

Seeking Leniency Penalty Notice NSW

Seeking Leniency Penalty Notice NSW

Seeking Leniency For Penalty Notice In NSW The concept of appealing an infringement notice is not technically accurate, as it involves seeking a review of a penalty notice with the goal of having Revenue NSW withdraw and/or caution the offence in question. When your fine is being reviewed by Revenue NSW, your personal circumstances will be taken into account. Therefore,…

What to Wear to Court in Australia?

What to Wear to Court in Australia?

What to Wear to Court in Australia? It is important to present yourself in a tidy and presentable manner when attending court. Your court clothes should not be too laid-back, instead, it should be more formal than casual. Torn clothing or flip-flops may result in the court denying you entry. Your clothing choice reflects your respect for the court and…