New Law Grants Qld’s Attorney General Power of Indefinite Detention.

Indefinite Detention

The Public Interest Declarations Act amending the Dangerous Prisoners (Sexual Offenders) Act represents a significant change to the way the law is applied in Queensland and throughout Australia. We … [Read more...]

MANDATORY SENTENCES

Gold Coast Criminal Lawyers

  Mandatory sentencing has always been actively contested and denounced for years by bodies such as the Queensland Law Society, the Queensland Sentencing Advisory Council as well as other civil … [Read more...]

SENTENCING CONSIDERATIONS

It is an important sentencing principle that parity exist in sentences imposed for like offences.  In a diverse state such a Queensland, with three levels of Courts; Magistrates, District and Supreme, … [Read more...]

TWO STRIKE LAW FOR SEX OFFENDERS

The Criminal Law (Two Strike Child Sex Offenders) Amendment Bill 2012 amends the Penalties And Sentences Act 1992 to insert a new major Tory sentencing regime of life imprisonment for certain repeat … [Read more...]