Assaults & Injuries

Violence offences in Victoria can involve minor assaults to incidents that cause serious injuries. 

Minor incidents are heard in the Magistrates’ Court, with incidents that involve serious injuries being heard typically in the County Court. 

There are also other violence based offences that involve assaulting emergency workers that can carry mandatory jail term.

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The Charges.

Section 23 Summary Offences Act 1966 (Vic)

Common Law Assault

Section 31(1)(a) Crimes Act 1958 (Vic)

Section 18 Crimes Act 1958 (Vic)

Section 16 Crimes Act 1958 (Vic)

Section 17 Crimes Act 1958 (Vic)

Section 51 Summary Offences Act 1966 (Vic)

Section 31(1)(b) Crimes Act 1958 (Vic)

Section 10AA Sentencing Act 1991 (Vic)

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