Drug offences in Queensland form a large number of arrests made by police every year.
Being charged with a drug-related offence can be a moderate charge, or it can be a severe charge, depending on what type of drug and the quantity of drugs involved. Drug offences are taken very seriously in Queensland and can carry severe penalties. The type of offences relating to drugs include possession, supply, trafficking, and production, and there are other offences as well including possessing drug paraphernalia.
Drink driving is one of the most common offences committed on Queensland roads, and it is an offence that can have devastating consequences.
Research has shown that 7% of Queenslanders admit to driving when they are over the limit. While many people know that drink driving can carry some heavy penalties, there is still confusion over whether or not drink driving is a criminal offence in Queensland. Read on to find out the answer to this question and learn some of the factors in determining a charge of drink driving in Queensland.
Drink driving, or driving under the influence (DUI), is a serious offence in Queensland and carries with it serious consequences. If you are charged with drink driving, you will face a range of penalties including fines, loss of your licence, loss of your job, and even imprisonment.
Assault is defined in the Queensland Criminal Code as any kind of force applied to a person, either directly or indirectly. Assault might be a punch, a tap, a kick, or a slap. Or you might create contact with someone directly or indirectly by throwing something at them. All assaults must be without that person’s consent.
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