Animal Cruelty Offences in Victoria

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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 sentenced alongside animal cruelty. It also examines prior and subsequent offending committed by animal cruelty offenders and animal cruelty offences committed in the context of family violence.

Authored and published by the Sentencing Advisory Council
© State of Victoria, Sentencing Advisory Council, 2019