Archives for December, 2017

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NEW POLICE REMAND POWERS UNDER BAIL REFORMS

Police will have new powers to remand an accused person in custody and bail justices will have a more limited role, under the second wave of bail reforms to be introduced by the Andrews Labor Government today.

MAKING IT FAIRER FOR VICTIMS OF CRIME

Victims of youth crime will be able to share their stories publicly and child sex offenders will be prevented from using evidence of their good character to argue for lesser sentences, under a suite of new laws to be introduced by the Andrews Labor Government today.