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Commonwealth Offences

Commonwealth Offences

The various Commonwealth Offences and their punishments are all created by the Federal Government. Also keep in mind that the Commonwealth Law is different from the State Law.

Dealing with Commonwealth offences is an elaborate process of legal actions and proceedings and Commonwealth offences are not a specific type of crime.

They include, but are not limited to :

  • Social Security Fraud
  • Money Laundering
  • Child pornography and child abuse offences
  • Illegal importing and exporting
  • Smuggling
  • Passport offences
  • Offences under Quarantine Act
  • Offences under Migration Act
  • Offences under Financial Transaction Reports Act
  • Offences against the Government
  • Damaging and destroying Commonwealth property
  • Terrorism,
  • And others.

If you are charged and have to go to Court, it is critical to seek the advice of a Specialist Criminal Lawyer. Howden Saggers Lawyers specialise in dealing with Commonwealth Offences and we have been assisting people on the Gold Coast and Brisbane since 2002.

It is important to seek advice as soon as you possibly can.

We can tell you what your options are and advise you of the best course of action.

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Criminal Law is an intrigue and complex area of law which encompasses a large number of offences and many interwoven pieces of legislation. Given this a Court appearance for what may be considered to be a simple offence can often be complicated and carry with it lifelong and significant consequences.

At Howden Saggers Lawyers our team of dedicated Criminal Lawyers not only have a proven track record of obtaining excellent results but also ensure that they stay up to date with the frequent changes to the law.

Howden Saggers Lawyers are leading lawyers in our field and this is reflected in the impressive qualifications held by our lawyers and their results achieved in Court. Don’t leave your future to chance, getting advice and representation from an experienced Criminal Lawyer can have a dramatic impact on the outcome of your matter and ultimately your future.

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If you have any questions, want additional information or would like to arrange a free initial consultation with one of our experienced lawyers, please get in touch.