In Western Australia, persons convicted of sexual offences must be placed on a registry known as the Community Protection Offender Register or simply the Register. The registry is governed under The Community Protection (Offender Reporting) Act 2004.
It can be challenging to divide some of the points of law, especially when defining terms. Additionally, it is common for people to mix up terms and phrases that seem similar.
So many legal terms are casually used and interchanged that it is difficult to define many of these phrases. An example of this would be the terms murder and manslaughter. You may have heard both terms, but do you know the difference? The Definitions of Murder and Manslaughter Murder is defined as the deliberate killing…
Many Western Australian driving offences are not court matters. Lesser violations receive consequences of fines or demerits. However, some offences are so significant the authorities cannot dismiss them with light consequences. This is where losing the ability to drive for the rest of your life legally comes into the situation.
Being arrested is an extraordinarily stressful event, especially if you are not aware that you have committed a crime. For this reason, it is vital for Western Australian citizens to be mindful of their rights and what is inappropriate behaviour, both on your part and the part of the arresting officers.