Tag Archives: New South Wales

Corporal Punishment of Children (NSW)

Corporal Punishment of Children (NSW)

It was common practice in the past for parents and even teachers to physically discipline their kids. The appropriateness and acceptability of smacking children has come under scrutiny in recent years. Some contend that physical punishment is an essential component of childrearing, while others beli...
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School Attendance and the Law (NSW)

School Attendance and the Law (NSW)

Children in New South Wales are required to attend school from the age of six to seventeen, or until they have finished Year 10 (whichever comes first). Since 2010, this has been the situation. Before 2010, attendance at school was required only up until the age of fifteen. The premier of New South ...
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stealing or theft in Australia

Theft in Australia

The maximum penalties that can be applied for theft vary depending on the state or territory in Australia. Other names for theft are larceny and stealing. These offenses are typically resolved in magistrates courts, though under some situations, they might be brought before a higher court. The laws ...
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Criminal Damage

Criminal Damage

In all Australian states and territories, it is illegal to intentionally harm or destroy property. Various names for this offense include malicious harm, deliberate damage, criminal damage, and property damage. The range of offenses includes serious offenses that could result in extended jail senten...
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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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Low Range Drink Driving in NSW - Help by Dot Legal

LOW RANGE DRINK DRIVING IN NSW

Drink Driving in New South Wales while intoxicated (low range prescribed concentration of alcohol, PCA) is illegal according to Section 110(3) of the Road Transport Act 2013. When someone operates a motor vehicle on a road or in an area connected to a road while their blood alcohol content (BAC) is ...
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