VIC Sign Statement of Complaint?

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eMather

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8 November 2014
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Do I have a right to sign a statement of no complaint re; intervention order (restraining order) breaches? if offender has adjourned court and has not made a plea ? o_O
 

Sarah J

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16 July 2014
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Hi,

Victims are entitled to make a statement of no complaint (or no further police action). However, the police is under no obligation to act accordingly and may decide to proceed with the charge if they are of the opinion that it is in the public interest to do so. Generally, such a statement is not affected by the actions (or pleading) of the accused.