An indispensible tool for students, teachers and practitioners, the text provides a comprehensive and current guide to the fundamentals of the criminal law in Queensland and Western Australia, much of which has direct application in other Code jurisdictions, such as Tasmania. Following the tradition established by Graham Kenny and Jim Herlihy in 1978, John Devereux and Meredith Blake present a text of an introductory nature suitable for students, teachers and practitioners. The ninth edition incorporates all recent amendments to the Criminal Codes and to other statutes relating to criminal law in both Queensland and Western Australia, as well as the most recent case law. Ideal for students approaching the subject for the first time. Features * Ideal introduction for students new to criminal law. * Readers can focus on the relevant Codes and legislation. * Assists student learning. * Suitable for students and practitioners in Tasmania. Related Titles Shanahan et al, Carter's Criminal Law of Queensland, 20th ed, 2015 Crofts, LexisNexis Study Guide - Criminal Law in Queensland and Western Australia, 2nd ed, 2014 Burton, LexisNexis Questions & Answers - Criminal Law in Queensland and Western Australia, 2nd ed, 2015.