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Criminal law - The Law Handbook, Chapter 16

Criminal law - The Law Handbook, Chapter 16

The Law Handbook is a practical guide to understanding the law in NSW and the new 13th edition is just out. It is available online, free and in full text from the Find Legal Answers website. Print copies are available for loan - ask at your local NSW public library.

Chapter 16 of the Handbook is on Criminal Law and covers:

  • types of crime
  • summary and indictable offences
  • basic principles of criminal law
  • examples of crimes
  • assault
  • homicide
  • stealing
  • shoplifting
  • burglary
  • offences in public places
  • offences involving knives
  • criminal trespass
  • enclosed lands
  • drunkenness
  • penalties
  • sex work
  • sex industry workplaces.