Module 5

Legal Issues, Domestic Violence Legislation changes, Bail and breach.

Legal Issues: AVOs, bail and criminal records

In this presentation Te’res Sia, Senior Solicitor, Children’s Legal Service, Legal Aid NSW, covers some of the legal issues associated with the Joint Protocol, namely Apprehended Violence Orders, bail and criminal records.

  • Apprehended Personal Violence Orders and Apprehended Domestic Violence Orders and the effect of section 5A of the Crimes (Domestic and Personal Violence) Act 2007
  • Bail, particularly as it applies to young people in residential out-of-home-care/Intensive Therapeutic Care
  • The consequences of a young person getting a criminal record or a final AVO

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Training Video

Te’res Sia, Senior Solicitor, Children’s Legal Service, Legal Aid NSW, covers some of the legal issues associated with the Joint Protocol.

Further Information

Factsheet: Bail and Young People