What are the Indecent Assault and Sexual Touching Penalties in NSW?

  It is every parents’ nightmare. The Prime Minister, Scott Morrison described the conduct as “It’s abhorrent and unacceptable that a young child was terrorised by someone that was granted protection in our country.” It is reported that about a week before Christmas in 2016, Mohammad Hassan Al Bayati, who was an employed security guard ...continue reading

Is it Legal to Make a Citizen’s Arrest in NSW?

  It is reported that a man with a large knife in Sydney CBD has allegedly attempted to stab people on Tuesday. Causing the Sydney CBD to go into lockdown, the incident unfolded close to the corner of Clarence and King Street when a man who was reportedly armed with a machete went on a ...continue reading

What does the Law say about Aggravated Indecent Assault or Sexual Touching in NSW?

  It is reported that a Sydney teacher who was charged with the alleged indecent assault of girls 3 girls aged between 11 and 12 years has been given a verdict of ‘not guilty’ in court. 52-year-old Simon William Phillips was alleged to have indecently touched the primary school girls while he was a temporary ...continue reading

What are the Penalties for Committing a Sexual Act?

  It is reported that a 50-year old man was seen to be masturbating in broad daylight in Doonside at the Nurragingy Reserve on Monday. It is alleged that he was masturbating in front of children who reported the incident to their mother. Police also allege that the man commenced further sexual acts in view ...continue reading

What are the Penalties for Sexually Touching a Child?

By Scott Feeney and Jimmy Singh.   It is reported that a 55-year-old man has been charged with 10 counts of indecent acts on seven boys. It is alleged that Benjamin Christopher Missi Swann, also known as ‘Benjy Swann’, committed indecent acts on boys after asking them to take off their clothes in NZ. The ...continue reading

A Guide on Your Right to Silence When Approached by Police

By Scott Feeney and Jimmy Singh.   The Brazilian Military Police were ready. The raid was about to take place in the northeast of the country, in the low-income community of Vila Irma Dulce. It was Monday the 22nd of April, and while on a regular patrol of their beat, the police observed a man ...continue reading

What is Aggravated Sexual Touching and its Penalties?

  It is reported that in 1993, Father Ron Peters has allegedly indecently assaulted a fifteen-year-old boy at a Fairfield high school. The investigation into the alleged indecent assaults by the 61-year-old commenced last year after Fairfield Police received the complaints. The 61-year-old has been arrested, and later charged with 3 charges of aggravated indecent ...continue reading

Can Clothing be Used as Evidence of Consent in a Rape Trial?

It is reported that an alleged rape victim’s intentions appear to have been judged on her underwear. A 27-year old Irish man has been found not guilty for the charge of allegedly raping a 17-year-old woman in Ireland. The Accused person’s lawyer referred to the alleged victim’s G-string’ in closing submissions- showing it in court, ...continue reading

New NSW Sentencing Penalty Introduced: The New ‘Intensive Corrections Orders’

  On 24 October 2017, Parliament in NSW assented to the amending legislation which effectively changed the Crimes (Sentencing Procedure) Act 1999 (NSW). As of 24 September 2018, three major new sentencing options were introduced into NSW. A Magistrate or Judge can now impose any one of these new sentencing or penalty options for traffic ...continue reading

New Sentencing Option Introduced in NSW: ‘Community Correction Orders’

Our previous blog outlined how the ‘section 10 bond’ has now replaced the new ‘conditional release order’ as a new sentencing option in NSW for criminal and traffic offences. This blog outlines a further new sentencing option called a ‘community corrections order’ which effectively replaces the old ‘section 9 bond’ and ‘community service order’ penalties, ...continue reading

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