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Definition of a crime
A crime is a act or omission which offends an existing law, it is harmful to society as a whole is punishable by the law and is against morality
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What does it mean by against an existing law
Crimes act 1958 ( Victoria ) and contains the details of criminal offences and the maximum penalty are also outlined
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What does it mean in the definition of a crime what is harmful to society
When a crime is committed there is usually a victim. The victim is harmed physically mentally and or financially
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What does it mean in the definition of a crime what is punishable by the law
Committing a crime is distinct from breaking a non legal rule because the offender can be punished though the courts as a consequence of committing a crime
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What does it mean in the definition of a crime what is against morality
Our society values the preservation of huma
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