Criminal Law in Australia (eBook)
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Criminal Law in Australia provides a concise yet comprehensive introduction to the substantitve criminal law in all states and territories of Australia.
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