Match Fixing: What is the law in respect to fraudulent sports betting activities?

Soccer stadium: A common site for match fixing   Nyman Gibson Miralis | 03.06.2016   TOPIC: Match Fixing   Keywords: Match Fixing, Anti-cheating Laws,   There is renewed focus on fraudulent sports betting activities in the wake of this week’s allegations of match-fixing. In 2011, a Canterbury Bulldogs player was fined $4000 and placed on a 12 months good…

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What is Doli Incapax? When A Child Has Been Charged with a Crime…….

On occasion, a child may be charged with a crime. A common question that arises in criminal law is how old a person has to be before they can be convicted of an offence. Section 5 of the Children (Criminal Proceedings) Act 1987 states that no child under the age of 10 can ever be found guilty of an offence. However, there is a common law rule which states that a child between the ages of 10 and 14 also cannot commit a crime unless the Prosecution can prove that the child knew the difference between right and wrong. This rule is known as the common law doctrine of doli incapax.

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The NSW Protected Admissions Scheme for Young Offenders

Protect Admissions Scheme: Keeping young offenders out of court   Criminal Defence Lawyer | 16.09.2015   TOPIC: The NSW Protected Admissions Scheme for Young Offenders   Keywords: Law Revision, Children,    The NSW Protected Admissions Scheme for Young Offenders In mid-2014, the Protected Admissions Scheme came into operation in NSW. It is a ground breaking scheme aimed…