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New drink-driving defences
Record ID:
22814
Format:
LIJ Article
Year:
2002
Source:
LIJ (2002) 76 No 8
Date_of_entry:
03/09/2002
Legislation:
Road Safety Act (Vic) s 49(1) (b) (e) , 55, 58(10)
Notes:
This article discusses recent legislative changes fettering sentencing discretion, many persons charged with drink-driving related offences will have little choice if they wish to continue to drive but to contest the charges. Several recent Court of Appeal or Supreme Court decisions have created new defences to these charges. Some defences discussed are:- Defences to refusal offences - substantial character ; absence of breathalyser ; unreasonableness ; Exceed prescribed concentration offences - bad police advice
Section:
Feature
Cases:
DPP v Greelish [2002] VSCA 49 ; ; DPP v Greelish (2000) 115 A Crim R 178 ; 32 MVR 271 (was reversed) ; DPP v Foster [1999] 2 VR 643 ; Scott v Dunstone [1963] VR 579 ; Lisiecki v Grigg (1990) 10 MVR 336 ; Mansfield v Hrysikos (2000) 32 MVR 491 ; [2002] VSC 474 ; DPP v Webb [1993] 2 VR 403 ; DPP v Moore [2002] VSC 29 ; Nolan v Rhodes (1982) 32 SASR 207 ; Gilfillan v The County Court of Victoria & Anor [2001] VSC 360 ;
Month:
September


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