Criminal Law in Queensland and Western Australia 9th edition
Essential introductory resource on criminal law in Queensland and Western Australia
Select a format
One Year Subscription Only Terms
Subscribers receive the product(s) listed on the Order Form and any Updates made available during the annual subscription period. Shipping and handling fees are not included in the annual price.
Subscribers are advised of the number of Updates that were made to the particular publication the prior year. The number of Updates may vary due to developments in the law and other publishing issues, but subscribers may use this as a rough estimate of future shipments. Subscribers may call Customer Support at 800-833-9844 for additional information.
Subscribers may cancel this subscription by: calling Customer Support at 800-833-9844; emailing firstname.lastname@example.org; or returning the invoice marked 'CANCEL'.
If subscribers cancel within 30 days after the product is ordered or received and return the product at their expense, then they will receive a full credit of the price for the annual subscription.
If subscribers cancel between 31 and 60 days after the invoice date and return the product at their expense, then they will receive a 5/6th credit of the price for the annual subscription. No credit will be given for cancellations more than 60 days after the invoice date. To receive any credit, subscriber must return all product(s) shipped during the year at their expense within the applicable cancellation period listed above.
An indispensible tool for students, teachers and practitioners, the text provides a comprehensive and current guide to the fundamentals of the criminal law in Queensland and Western Australia, much of which has direct application in other Code jurisdictions, such as Tasmania.
Following the tradition established by Graham Kenny and Jim Herlihy in 1978, John Devereux and Meredith Blake present a text of an introductory nature suitable for students, teachers and practitioners.
The ninth edition incorporates all recent amendments to the Criminal Codes and to other statutes relating to criminal law in both Queensland and Western Australia, as well as the most recent case law.
Ideal for students approaching the subject for the first time.
- Ideal introduction for students new to criminal law.
- Readers can focus on the relevant Codes and legislation.
- Assists student learning.
- Suitable for students and practitioners in Tasmania.
Shanahan et al, Carter’s Criminal Law of Queensland, 20th ed, 2015
Crofts, LexisNexis Study Guide - Criminal Law in Queensland and Western Australia, 2nd ed, 2014
Burton, LexisNexis Questions & Answers — Criminal Law in Queensland and Western Australia, 2nd ed, 2015
Table of contents
- The Trial Courts
- Classification of Offences
- The Trial Process
- The Onus of Proof
- Special Pleas
- Criminal Responsibility
- Parties to Offences
- Special Categories of Liability
- Preliminary Offences
- Offences Against the Person
- Sexual Offences
- Offences Relating to Property
- Drug Offences