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References for public behaviour offences

Reference information about public behaviour offences for lawyers.

Victoria Police Manual

The manual has Victoria Police policies and procedures, guidelines and resources that assist police employees to interpret and apply policies. Part of the manual has been made accessible to staff at Victoria Legal Aid.

See:

Victorian Sentencing Manual

The Judicial college of Victoria's online manual includes a chapter on the more serious public order offences.

See Victorian Sentencing Manual—Offences against public order – 35(opens in a new window).

Sentencing Advisory Council

Sentencing Advisory Council—SAC stats

This online resource lists all of the sentencing penalties given for offences with statistics for age and gender demographics.

See Sentencing Advisory Council—SACstats(opens in a new window)

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