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NCJ Number: 50328 Find in a Library
Title: CIVIL CONSEQUENCES OF CONVICTION IN AUSTRALIA (FROM AUSTRALIAN JUSTICE SYSTEM, 2D ED., 1977, BY DUNCAN CHAPPELL AND PAUL WILSON - SEE NCJ-50316)
Author(s): F RINALDI
Corporate Author: Butterworth
Canada
Date Published: 1977
Page Count: 9
Sponsoring Agency: Butterworth
Scarborough, Ontario M1P 451, Canada
Format: Document
Language: English
Country: Australia
Annotation: VARIOUS ADVERSE CIVIL CONSEQUENCES OF CONVICTION IN AUSTRALIA ARE IDENTIFIED AND EXPLAINED.
Abstract: THE FOLLOWING CIVIL CONSEQUENCES OF CONVICTION IN AUSTRALIA ARE IDENTIFIED AND DISCUSSED: LOSS OF VOTING RIGHTS, WHICH INVOLVES THE CESSATION OF THE RIGHT TO VOTE DURING ANY SENTENCE OF 12 MONTHS OR MORE; DISQUALIFICATION FROM MILITARY SERVICE WHEN AN OFFENSE IS DEEMED BY THE APPROPRIATE MILITARY BOARD TO RENDER THE EX-OFFENDER UNSUITABLE FOR SERVICE; THE PREVENTION OF EX-OFFENDERS FROM ENTERING AUSTRALIA AS MIGRANTS; THE DEPORTATION OF ALIENS CONVICTED OF CRIMES AND IMMIGRANTS CONVICTED OF A CRIME WITHIN 5 YEARS AFTER ENTRY; DISQUALIFICATION FROM PUBLIC SERVICE FOR OFFENSES THAT WOULD REQUIRE DISMISSAL OF PUBLIC EMPLOYEES; DISQUALIFICATION FROM SOME PROFESSIONAL EMPLOYMENT; AND THE LOSS OF SOME LICENSES, SUCH AS FOR SELLING LIQUOR AND POSSESSION OF A FIREARM. (RCB)
Index Term(s): Australia; Ex-offender employment; Ex-offenders; Ex-offenders rights
Note: THIS IS A SLIGHTLY REVISED VERSION OF A PAPER READ AT A SEMINAR 'THE CHANGING PATTERN OF CORRECTIONS' HELD AT THE AUSTRALIAN NATIONAL UNIVERSITY, CANBERRA, 12-13 OCTOBER, 1974
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