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LAW1113 Criminal Law I
Credit Points: 15

This unit introduces the basic concepts of criminal law and then analyses, in detail, key elements of the criminal law in Western Australia, including defences, excuses and justifications. It will focus on the Criminal Code (Western Australia 1913) and various amendments. Students will examine the substantive areas of criminal law in so far as they relate to selected offences including fatal offences against the person, assaults, stalking and threats. Key elements of criminal procedure will also be covered in examining the selected offences.

This Unit is part of the following Courses / Unit Sets
K19Bachelor of Engineering/Bachelor of Laws
K09Bachelor of Forensic Investigation
V72Bachelor of Laws
V73Bachelor of Laws/Bachelor of Arts
K51Bachelor of Laws/Bachelor of Business
K30Bachelor of Laws/Bachelor of Criminology and Justice
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Last Updated - Higher Education: 31/03/2008 VET: 31/03/2008