SENTENCING ACT ~ “Dismiss the Charge”

Below is a collection of provisions of each of the States and Territories Sentencing Acts to allow one to have a charge dismissed without recording a conviction.     Victoria SENTENCING ACT 1991 – SECT 76 Unconditional dismissal A court, on being satisfied that a person is guilty of an offence, may (without recording a Read More …

Constitutional Law ~ Power of Governor to enact amendments to statutes without the necessity of reserving the same for Royal assent

Constitutional Law–Colonial Legislature-Power of Governor to enact amendments to statutes without the necessity of reserving the same for Royal assent–Competence of colonial legislature to eliminate Crown as part of Parliament-“The Australian Constitutions “Act, 1842”-“The Australian Constitutions Act, 1850, The “Colonial Laws Validity Act, 1865″ Repugnancy to Imperial Acts -Statute–Construction–Statute Law Revision–The Statute ” Law Revision Read More …

Local Government in Australia

Up to the present time, no systematic attempt has been made to investigate the various systems of Local Government in all the Australian States. As it is desired, if possible, to utilize the municipal subdivision of the States as a basis for the presentation of data in connexion with the next census, it has been Read More …

Criminal proceedings 101 ~ from beginning to end

1. Arrest​: ​Valid arrests must be based on ​probable cause.​ A reasonable belief that a certain set of facts which rises to the level of a threat to life or property are true. Must be based entered into the court record via sworn statement. ​(REMEMBER – no sworn statement of probable cause, even in a Read More …

Tassie judges caught in swearing-in bungle

THE State Government has scrambled to conduct swearing-in ceremonies for magistrates after an oversight meant none has taken the oath of office properly for three decades. Attorney-General Vanessa Goodwin, right, assured the public that tens of thousands of criminal convictions and jail sentences handed down during the period were still valid despite the error. The Read More …

Council Rates are an Australian Tax.

The real question at hand is can a Constitutional Trading Corporation created within the State under section 51(xx) of the Constitution able to charge an Australian Tax?   If you can spare a few dollars for the creators of this website to continue their research to bring you more great content, any amount, no matter Read More …