Criminal Charge Book Updated

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Self-incrimination and workplace discrimination - new additions

The latest additions to the Criminal Charge Book provide guidance on what a judge should say to the jury and to a witness about the privilege against self-incrimination.

The offence of discriminating against a worker for raising health and safety issues is also discussed.

Seven new updates to existing bench notes incorporate the latest cases and principles on topics such as the residual obligation, the use of past criminal activity and the framing of course of conduct offences.

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