Assaults / Violence Offences – VIC

Welcome to the VIC Extortion with threats to destroy property article page. Everything you need to know about Extortion with threats to destroy property according to VIC law.

What the Law States according to VIC Law for Extortion with threats to destroy property

According to VIC Law for the charge of Extortion with threats to destroy property,

The Maximum Penalty – Extortion with threats to destroy property

According to VIC Law for the charge of Extortion with threats to destroy property, 10 years imprisonment.

What the Police must prove according to VIC Law for Extortion with threats to destroy property

1. That the accused made a demand of another person;

2. That the demand accompanied:
(i) a threat to destroy property; or
(ii) a threat made in circumstances where if the threat were carried out, the life of a person other than the offender or an accomplice of the offender would be endangered.

Possible Defences under VIC Law – Extortion with threats to destroy property

1. Factual dispute
2. Lack of intent

In VIC which court will hear the matter – Extortion with threats to destroy property

County Court

 

Date: 09/01/2009