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Legal aspects of Fortune Telling in Australia

Legal aspects of Fortune Telling in Australia

Overview While it might seem like harmless fun to visit a fortune teller, doing so is actually illegal in several areas of Australia. When fortune telling is done with the intention of misleading, it is considered a summary offense in some jurisdictions. The laws are written with the supposition tha...
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Police Searches in Australia - get legal help from Dot Legal

Police Searches in Australia

In Australia, it is usually not permissible for police to pull you over and search you. Nonetheless, depending on the state and area, authorities may be able to use a variety of unique powers to force someone to consent to a personal search. In this article, we have explained the details regarding t...
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Family Violence in Australia - get help from Dot Legal

Family Violence in Australia

Family violence affects not just the main victim but also others who are in close proximity to them. This frequently includes young children. Family violence is not only extremely upsetting for kids, but it can also become normalized in their thoughts if they witness it at a young age. Between 2004/...
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Terrorism Offences And the Law

Terrorism Offences And the Law

Australia’s criminal laws were revised to include a number of Terrorism Offences in the wake of the September 11 terrorist attacks. Prior to 2001, only conventional criminal law provisions, such as murder, bombing, or hijacking of an airplane, could be used to prosecute acts of terrorism. The ...
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NSW Demerit Point Limits Exceeded

NSW Demerit Point Limits Exceeded

Overview By assigning demerit points for a variety of driving offenses, the Demerit Points Scheme aims to promote safe and responsible driving. Demerit points offer a powerful incentive for drivers to follow other traffic laws and drive within stated speed limits in addition to financial penalties. ...
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Unfitness for Trial (Vic)

Unfitness for Trial (Vic)

Criminal defendants must determine whether they want to enter a guilty or not-guilty plea. This means that the accused must consciously, voluntarily, and vehemently choose whether to take responsibility for the alleged offense or to dispute the alleged offense and contest it in court. This choice is...
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