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Police Pursuits

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Police pursuits

In 2010 parliament created a new offence for police pursuits – known as ‘Skye’s law’. Section 54B was inserted into the Crimes Act making it an offence to drive recklessly or in a speed or manner dangerous when you know, or ought to know, that the Police are trying to pull you over.

If you have been arrested or charged for a police pursuit you should contact us for expert advice immediately. At Astor Legal we are former prosecutors and we have prosecuted countless police pursuits. We know the law, the cases, and the defences to police pursuits. Your first consultation is free and we offer fixed fees for most of our services.