If you have been charged with a public order offence, you need advice from Melbourne’s expert public order offence lawyers.
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Have you been charged with a public order offence?
Public Order offences are charges such as affray, riot or rout. They are charges where there is a disturbance in or in the sight of a public area.
We have great deal of experience in public order matters matters. Doogue + George represented a number of defendants charged with offences arising from the G20 riots.
Some issues in public order offences are;
- Who did what?
Often the hardest part of riot charges is working out who did what.
- What level of danger was posed to victims?
- What was the motivation for the offence?
We work with you to put the offending in a context that makes a Judge understand it and for them to see how it came about.
Click on the links below to read further legal information regarding specific public order charges:
- Allow Dog or Cat To Be a Nuisance
- Carry Out Plumbing Work Without Licence or Registration
- Carry Out Work Without a Building Permit
- Dangerous Non-guard Dog Attacks or Bites a Person or Animal – Person in Control
- Delay Entry of Police
- Destroy, Damage or in Any Way Interfere With Any Works of a Water Corporation
- Discharge Missile to Endanger Person or Property
- Disturbing Religious Worship
- Dog Found at Large Between Sunrise and Sunset
- Dog Rushes at Person – Person in Control
- Drunk in Public
- Drunkards Behaving in Riotous or Disorderly Manner
- Enter Casino While Subject to an Exclusion Order
- Entering a Place Without Authority or Lawful Excuse
- Fail to Apply to Register a Dog or Cat
- Fail to Comply With an Improvement Notice
- Fail to Comply With Emergency Order or Building Order
- Fail to Comply With Fire Prevention Notice
- Fail to Comply With Planning Scheme, Permit or Agreement Under s173
- Fail to Restrain Dangerous Dog Off the Owner’s Premises
- Failure to Vote at Any Election Without a Valid and Sufficient Excuse
- Fishing Closures – Contravene a Prohibition
- Leave Child Without Supervision or Care
- Lighting Open Air Fires
- Non-dangerous Dog Attacks
- Obscene Exposure
- Obscene, Indecent, Threatening Language and Behaviour in Public
- Occupier Land Contravenes Planning Scheme
- Offensive Behaviour by a Person in a Motor Vehicle in a Declared Area
- Owner Land Fails to Comply With Any Planning Scheme
- Person Who is Not a Licensee Sell Liquor or Offer Liquor for Sale
- Persons Found Drunk and Disorderly
- Possess More Fish Than the Catch Limit
- Possess More Than Twice Catch Limit of Abalone
- Public Nuisance
- Refuse or Fail to State Name and Address
- Solicit for Prostitution in Public Place
- State False Address When Requested
- State False Name When Requested
- Supply Liquor in Breach of Licence
- Unlawful Assembly
- Unlawfully Take, Use or Divert Water
- Use or Possess Abalone Equipment to Exceed More Than Twice Catch Limit
- Violent Disorder
Can’t find the offence you’re looking for? Check out our alphabetised list of all the criminal offences on our site.