• Community Correction Orders

    By Lamont Law

    What is a community correction order? A community correction order (or CCO, for short) is an alternative sentencing option that a court can choose to impose instead of a term of imprisonment. It is a community-based order that requires a period of “good behaviour” from the offender as well as submission to other relevant conditions. […]

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  • Affray

    By Lamont Law

    What is the offence of affray? It is an offence under section 93C of the Crimes Act 1900 (NSW) to cause or take part in an affray. The term “affray” refers to the use or threat of unlawful violent conduct in the presence of others. This conduct must be enough to cause a normal person […]

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  • Conditional Release Orders

    By Anna Stoddard

    What is a Conditional Release Order? A conditional release order (or CRO, for short) is a sentencing option that the court may use as an alternative to a fine or imprisonment. They are most commonly imposed by the court for less serious criminal and traffic offences and for people that have a limited criminal record. […]

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