Sentencing Practices for Breach of Family Violence Intervention Orders: Final Report

Date of Publication: 
23 June 2009

Sentencing Practices for Breach of Family Violence Intervention Orders considers approaches to sentencing breaches of family violence intervention orders under the Crimes (Family Violence) Act 1987 and issues raised in consultation regarding the inadequacy and inconsistency of sentences.

The report includes guiding principles for use by those sentencing for breach of family violence intervention orders.

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