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28 July 2011

We published revisions to the following sexual offence charges on the application of Crimes Act 1958 s36 to the accused’s belief in consent due to Getachew v R [2011] VSCA 164, Neal v R (2011) 32 VR 454; [2011] VSCA 172 and Roberts v R [2011] VSCA 162:

We have also removed the topic Substitute Charge: Accused’s State of Mind About the Complainant’s Consent (Offences Against Adults), as this has now been incorporated in all relevant charges.