Hayes & Eburn Criminal Law and Procedure in New South Wales, 6th edition

Hayes & Eburn Criminal Law and Procedure in New South Wales is a clear, accessible coverage of the basic principles of the NSW criminal justice system

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AUD$ 160.00
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Release Date: October 01, 2019
ISBN/ISSN: 9780409350265

Product description

Hayes & Eburn Criminal Law and Procedure in New South Wales explains and discusses the principles underpinning New South Wales criminal law and procedure. It provides the fundamental source material required to develop a working understanding in both students and practitioners. It examines the substantive law in a procedural and evidentiary context.

The authors provide a thorough grounding in the basic principles of the criminal justice system before discussing the detail of their application in a range of discrete contexts. The book also introduces and examines the principal authorities and statutory provisions governing the practice of criminal law in New South Wales.

The fully revised sixth edition includes the following developments:

  • a new chapter on Drug Offences
  • expansion of discussions on police powers, causation, and criminal responsibility
  • changes to sexual assault offences as a result of the Criminal Legislation Amendment (Child Sexual Abuse) Act 2018
  • a consideration of the effects of the right to a fair trial and the use of abuse of process in criminal procedure
  • changes to committal proceedings effected by the Justices Legislation Amendment (Committal and Guilty Pleas) Act 2017.


  • Thorough discussion of applicable principles and statutory provisions
  • Strong focus on the jurisprudence of the New South Wales criminal courts
  • Flowcharts Introduce the reader to the framework of general principles
  • Includes plentiful examples and tutorial questions for discussion

Related Titles

  • Braun and Hemming, LexisNexis Questions and Answers — Criminal Procedure, 2016
  • Howie, LexisNexis Case Summaries — Criminal Law, 6th ed, 2015
  • Howie, Quick Reference Card — Criminal Law for the Common Law States, 2015
  • Howie & Johnson, LexisNexis Annotated Acts — Annotated Criminal Legislation New South Wales, 2019–2020

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Table of contents

  1. General principles

  2. Murder

  3. Voluntary manslaughter

  4. Involuntary manslaughter

  5. Non-fatal offences against the person

  6. Sexual offences

  7. Drugs Offences

  8. Stealing and other property offences

  9. Mental illness, voluntariness, automatism and intoxication

  10. Duress, necessity and self-defence

  11. Attempt, conspiracy and complicity

  12. Criminal procedure and evidence — Part 1 Investigation, arrest and bail

  13. Criminal procedure and evidence — Part 2 Trial, admissions, sentence and appeal