Criminal Law in Australia
Criminal Law in Australia provides a concise yet comprehensive introduction to the substantitve criminal law in all states and territories of Australia.
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Criminal Law in Australia provides an introduction to the substantive criminal law in all states and territories of Australia. Formerly published as Butterworths Tutorial Series —Criminal Law this book provides a concise yet comprehensive breakdown of the general principles of criminal liability, the key categories of criminal offences and the major defences.
Each chapter also provides a sample problem and suggested resolution to provide a practical context for the key concepts that are discussed. The book has been substantially updated to take account of a number of significant changes in the law. This book is designed to be a useful and practical resource for anyone seeking a systematic understanding of the substantive content of the criminal law in Australia.
Table of contents
PART 1: INTRODUCTION
PART 2: OFFENCES AGAINST THE PERSON
- Sexual Offences
PART 3: PROPERTY OFFENCES
- Property Offences in New South Wales
- Property Offences in the Australian Capital Territory, the Northern Territory, South Australia and Victoria
- Property Offences in Queensland, Western Australia and Tasmania
PART 4: STRICT LIABILITY
- Strict Liability
PART 5: DRUG OFFENCES
- Drug Offences
PART 6: ATTEMPTS AND COMPLICITY
- Participation in Crime
PART 7: DEFENCES
- Mistake and Criminal Responsibility
- Mental Impairment and Related Defences