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Sentencing Advisory Council (Vic)

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Guide

7 Feb 2019

This overview summarises 10 key legislative changes to sentencing law in Victoria from 2018, including the introduction of standard sentences, Category A and B serious youth offences and youth control orders. It also looks at two judicial decisions that will affect the way that sentencing...

Guide

31 Jan 2019

Now in its fifth edition, this guide explains the where, when, what and how of sentencing in Victoria. The guide has been updated to reflect recent changes to sentencing law in Victoria.

Guide

16 Feb 2015

Outlines how Victorian courts (judges and magistrates) decide which sentence to impose on offenders. When sentencing offenders, a court decides what consequences offenders will face for what they have done. The focus of this guide is on Victorian courts. While some of what is described...

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Report

19 Feb 2019

Animal cruelty offences in Victoria is the first ever report on how animal cruelty is sentenced in the state. It identifies the animal cruelty offences people and corporations were sentenced for between 2008 and 2017, the sentences imposed for those offences and other offences...

Guide

7 Feb 2019

This overview summarises 10 key legislative changes to sentencing law in Victoria from 2018, including the introduction of standard sentences, Category A and B serious youth offences and youth control orders. It also looks at two judicial decisions that will affect the way that sentencing...

Guide

31 Jan 2019

Now in its fifth edition, this guide explains the where, when, what and how of sentencing in Victoria. The guide has been updated to reflect recent changes to sentencing law in Victoria.

Report

24 Jan 2019

In this report, the Council examines the number of people sentenced in 2017–18 for committing a serious offence while serving a community correction order. The report fulfils a requirement under the Corrections Act 1986 (Vic) for the Council to report annually on convictions for serious...

Report

25 Oct 2018

In its advice to government, the Council makes eight recommendations for reform to restitution and compensation orders in Victoria. This advice follows a request by the Attorney-General for the Council to examine whether restitution and compensation orders should become sentencing orders or remain as orders...

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