Learn more about Royal Commissions in Victoria, Australia. Built to investigate on issues deemed controversial and of great public interest, Royal Commissions are given powers higher than those wielded by the courts. This ebook provides a thorough discussion of the nature of Royal Commissions and the processes involved when appearing before it, with highlights on best practices to be done when summoned to provide evidence. What should you do upon receiving a letter from the Royal Commission? Should you have a lawyer represent you? Can you get funding for legal representation? These are just some of the questions addressed in this ebook by its writer, Conor O'Brien, an accredited criminal law specialist in Victoria, Australia.
This ebook also details various offences related to Royal Commission hearings, along with applicable maximum penalties and relevant legislation. It has a list of notable Royal Commissions created in the state of Victoria ever since 1854. A must-read for somebody appearing before a Victorian Royal Commission and for those who want to learn more about Victorian legal processes.