Criminal law

This web page has information for young people about getting charged with a crime, going to court, and getting a criminal record.

criminal offence

When a person breaks a criminal law, that is called a criminal offence.

What happens if I don’t follow the rules in a DVO?

If you do not follow the rules of a DVO, the police might arrest you or charge you with a breach of DVO, which is a crime. If police charge you with breaching a DVO you will go to court where a judge will decide what will happen. If a judge decides that you broke the...

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