Fully Accredited Program Australia Law of Criminal Investigations and Procedures

Navigating Australia's multifaceted criminal investigation law requires a comprehensive understanding of legal procedures, constitutional rights, and evidence gathering and preservation. Compounding this complexity are the divergent legislation and procedures between state and territory jurisdictions. With over 412,000 recorded offences in Australia in 2020, investigating and prosecuting crimes that cross state borders presents a significant challenge. Criminal justice professionals must possess a thorough understanding of their jurisdiction's laws and procedures and beyond to ensure that investigations and prosecutions comply with the law. This understanding is crucial, particularly given the increasing complexity of modern crimes like cybercrime and financial fraud.

This program will empower you with an in-depth understanding of Australia's criminal justice system and the knowledge and skills to navigate the legal and constitutional framework and the intricate procedures of criminal investigations. You will learn about essential legislation, including the Crimes Act 1914, Evidence Act 1995, Criminal Code Act 1995, and Law Enforcement (Powers and Responsibilities) Act 2002 (NSW), and the legal considerations in prosecuting different types of criminal offenses. This program also covers the Australian Federal Police Investigations Doctrine, providing you with a thorough understanding of the standards and procedures for conducting effective criminal investigations.

Additionally, you will gain insight into the legal requirements for arresting and detaining individuals, the governance and statutory frameworks for covert investigations, and international cooperation in criminal investigations. Finally, this program equips you with practical skills, such as evidence gathering and preservation, legal analysis, and investigation techniques that can be immediately applied in the workplace. By completing this program, you will be equipped with the expertise and critical knowledge needed to navigate the complex legal and constitutional framework and criminal justice system on criminal investigation procedures and criminal processes in Australia.

Upon successfully completing the program, you will be awarded the highly respected Certification in Australia Law of Criminal Investigations and Procedures, elevating your professional credentials and showcasing your mastery of key principles related to Australia's legal framework in criminal investigations and procedures. This industry-recognized certification offers lifelong validity and distinguish you as an expert in the legal and constitutional frameworks of criminal investigations and processes.

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This program will entitle you:

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  • Experience 2 days of instructor-led live program and in-depth learning on Australia’s criminal justice system, including the legal and constitutional frameworks, and the intricate procedures of criminal investigations.
  • Earn the coveted Certification in Australia Law of Criminal Investigations and Procedures. This certification will offer a testament to your expertise in navigating the legislation framework on criminal investigation procedures and criminal processes.
  • You will gain in-depth insights on the complex legislation and act in criminal investigation procedures such as the Crimes Act 1914, Evidence Act 1995, Criminal Code Act 1995, and Criminal Procedure Act 2009 (Vic).
  • For inquiries, chat with our Program Advisors at [email protected] or call us at
    • Singapore and Asia Pacific: +65 6716 9980
    • Australia and New Zealand: +61 3 9909 7310
    • UK, Europe and Middle East: +44 (020) 335 57898
    • USA: +1 888 745 8875

Accreditations

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This program is accredited by the Chartered Institute of Professional Certifications, which maintains the governing standards for all professionals who have completed this program.

The content of this program has been fully certified and accredited by CPD Certification Service as conforming to Continuing Professional Principles. CPD is the leading independent CPD accreditation institution operating across industry sectors to complement the Continuing Professional Development policies of professional institutes and academic bodies. The CPD Certification Service provides support, advice and recognized independent CPD accreditation compatible with global CPD principles.

What Can You Expect From This Live Program

Australia's law on Criminal Investigations and Procedures is multi-faceted and intricate. With dual layers of legislation from the Commonwealth and individual States and Territories, the myriad legal frameworks and procedures result in a complex system that requires deep understanding and skillful navigation. At the Commonwealth level alone, dozens of laws pertain to criminal procedures, while each State and Territory adds its unique legislative contributions. In addition, recent years have seen a paradigm shift with a rise in laws related to cybercrime and the use of digital evidence, further compounding the complexity for legal practitioners and law enforcement officers.

Led by Beverley Honig, an award-winning lawyer and legal expert, this certified program provides you with up-to-date insights into Australia's criminal investigation and procedure laws that every legal professional and law enforcement officer needs to understand in order to tackle key practical issues such as evidence gathering, suspect rights, trial procedures, and more. You will gain a strong grasp of the fundamental principles of criminal responsibility and investigation, and learn how to construct a proper legal framework that will ensure your investigations, prosecutions, and defenses remain within the boundaries of law. The program also illustrates which activities draw significant legal scrutiny and the extent of due diligence required to prevent breaches or offences.

In addition, the program provides a comprehensive overview of the different criminal laws across NSW, Victoria, and Western Australia, covering areas that regulate criminal procedures, evidence, and key criminal offences in Australia. The course will also provide training on how to conduct a thorough criminal investigation, as well as how such procedures may differ between states. By incorporating the standards and requirements of the Australian legal system, you can implement an organization-wide Legal Compliance System that will assist your agency or firm in achieving its legal and ethical goals.

Upon successfully completing the program, you will attain the Certification in Australia Law of Criminal Investigations and Procedures, elevating your professional credentials and demonstrating your expertise of key principles related to Australia's legal framework in criminal investigations and procedures. This industry-recognized certification offers lifelong validity and distinguish you as an expert in the legal and constitutional frameworks of criminal investigations and processes.

Key Skills You Will Gain

  • Australian Legal System
  • Criminal Justice System
  • Sources of Criminal Law
  • Criminal Procedure Understanding
  • Statutory Interpretation
  • Role of Investigations
  • Investigation Rights
  • Legal Requirements for Arrest and Detention
  • Human Rights Understanding
  • Legal Report Writing
  • Rights of the Accused
  • Bail and Remand
  • Criminal Forensic Procedures
  • Governance of Covert Investigations
  • Admissibility of Evidence
  • Rules of Evidence
  • Expert Evidence
  • Overview of Prosecution
  • Committal Proceedings
  • Procedural Fairness Practices
  • Search and Seizure Protocols
  • Cross-Jurisdictional Understanding
  • Pre-Trial Procedures
  • Plea Bargaining
  • Extradition and Deportation
  • Public Order Offences Investigation Methods
  • International Criminal Courts
  • Juvenile Justice

Your Faculty Director

Beverley Honig
Beverley Honig
Internationally Qualified Lawyer and Author of Best-Selling Book “Making Contracts Work”

Beverley Honig is a world-renowned speaker, lawyer, and author. She is a recipient of the prestigious Top 100 Women for Influence award by The Australian Financial Review. Currently listed in Who’s Who in Business in Australia, Beverley was also inducted into the Businesswoman Hall of Fame in 2016.

She has over 20 years’ experience as an internationally qualified lawyer who has worked in Australia, the United Kingdom, and Middle East. She also serves as a Judge for the Essential Services Commission Appeals and is the Chairman of Greenville Developments and Director of Australia Chamber of Commerce for over 20 years.

Beverley has also authored several bestselling textbooks, including “Making Contracts Works” and was a distinguished Lecturer at the University of Melbourne and Queensland University of Technology Business School. She is currently the CEO of an award-winning business consultancy, which has been honored by the Prime Minister of Israel for its outstanding contribution in forging international trade links.

Australia Law of Criminal Investigations and Procedures Program Agenda

Module 1 - Overview Of Criminal Investigations And Procedures In Australia
Module 2 - Criminal Offences
Module 3 - The Criminal Investigation Process
Module 4 - Australian Federal Police Investigations Doctrine
Module 5 - Legal Requirements On Arrest And Detention
Module 6 - Identification Techniques In Criminal Investigation
Module 7 - Covert Investigations Process
Module 8 - Admissibility Of Evidence Obtained During Investigations
Module 9 - Prosecution And Committal Proceedings
Module 10 - International Cooperation In Criminal Investigations
Module 11 - Prisons, Parole, Juvenile Justice, Community Corrections, And Victim Compensation

How You Will Benefit

  • Develop comprehensive understanding of Australia's criminal justice system, including the legal and constitutional frameworks, and the intricate procedures of criminal investigations.
  • Gain an in-depth understanding of the Australian criminal justice legislation including the Crimes Act 1914, Evidence Act 1995, Criminal Code Act 1995, and Law Enforcement (Powers and Responsibilities) Act 2002 (NSW).
  • Acquire a comprehensive understanding of the dual layers of legislation from the Commonwealth and individual States and Territories in criminal investigations and procedures.
  • Acquire knowledge on the criminal investigation process, from initial investigations to sentencing and appeals.
  • Discover the Australian Federal Police Investigations Doctrine, which outlines the standards and procedures for conducting effective criminal investigations.
  • Understand the legal requirements for arresting and detaining individuals, including the use of identification techniques like fingerprints and DNA profiling.
  • Gain insight into the governance and statutory frameworks for covert investigations, including the admissibility of evidence and prosecution and committal proceedings.
  • Learn about international cooperation in criminal investigations, which is increasingly essential in today's globalized world.
  • Acquire practical skills to apply in the workplace, such as evidence gathering and preservation, legal analysis, and investigation techniques.

Certification in Australia Law of Criminal Investigations and Procedures

Upon completion of this comprehensive program, you will earn the prestigious Certification in Australia Law of Criminal Investigations and Procedures, a globally recognized and lifelong designation that will distinguish you as an expert in the legal and constitutional frameworks of criminal investigations and processes. This achievement will bolster your professional credentials, enhancing your resume and CV to showcase your comprehensive knowledge and expertise to potential employers.

Developed by the Chartered Institute of Professional Certifications and certified by the CPD Certification Service, this program adheres to the highest continuing professional principles, ensuring that your certification reflects your dedication to excellence in your field.

Pricing & Registration

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You can download our program brochure below. If you have any inquiries on this program, please contact our Program Advisor at [email protected] or call us at:

  • Singapore and Asia Pacific: +65 6716 9980
  • Australia and New Zealand: +61 3 9909 7310
  • UK, Europe and Middle East: +44 (020) 335 57898
  • USA: +1 888 745 8875

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Australia Law of Criminal Investigations and Procedures Reviews and Testimonials

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Participating in the Australia Law of Criminal Investigations and Procedures program with our exceptional trainer was an enriching experience. The sessions were well-paced, ensuring a thorough understanding of the subject matter. The trainer's expertise and interactive teaching style made the program enjoyable and informative. I would highly recommend this program to anyone interested in criminal law and investigations.

Chartered Institute of Professional Certifications' reviews and ratings are a comprehensive collection of participants feedback we have gathered over the last decade. To view authentic and personal testimonials that are handwritten by our participants, please download our participants' written reviews here.

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