Sentencing hearing NSW

OverviewArticlesCase StudiesOverview If a person accused of a criminal offence pleads guilty, or is found guilty after a hearing, then the matter will proceed to sentencing. The sentence is determined by a judge or magistrate, who will decide what sentence is most appropriate after hearing submissions from both the prosecution and defence.   What happens…

Details

NSW Security Licence Matters

Before a person can work in the security industry, he or she must first obtain a security licence. Licence applicants must undergo extensive training and declare any past criminal history. There are many grounds on which a licence can be refused, or revoked/suspended after it has been obtained.   Refusal or revocation of a security…

Details

Robbery FAQs

On this page: What is Robbery? Other Types of Robbery What is Robbery? Robbery is a crime that involves a number of elements. Firstly, there must be an intention to steal. Secondly there must be some degree of force or threat used to put the victim in fear. Thirdly, the property must be taken from…

Details

Restitution Orders from the Victims Compensation Tribunal (VCT)

OverviewCase StudiesOverview Restitution Orders under the Victims Support Scheme The Victims Support Scheme provides practical and financial support for victims of violent crime. Through this scheme, victims can access information, advice and counselling, financial assistance and recognition payments. If you are found guilty of a violent offence, Victims Services may make an order for restitution.…

Details