When police think a person broke a law, they might charge that person. This means the police write down what law/s they say that person broke on a court-paper and give it to the person. The charge is the law that police say the person broke.


This website gives general legal information. It is not legal advice. If you need advice for your problem, please talk to a lawyer.

Click here to find a legal service near you.

If there is information on this website that you think is wrong please contact us.

This website is a project of the NT Community Legal Education Network.
logo-ppt It has been developed with the generous support of the Law Society Public Purposes Trust.