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Pokemon Go (To Jail)

Pokemon Go (To Jail) | Fourtree Lawyers | Central Coast NSW 2250

Going to Court is not a game

The Department of Justice NSW was compelled to issue a warning this week. The Pokemon Go phenomenon will not be welcome inside any Court House in NSW.

Warning – The Department of Justice NSW

In a light-hearted but none the less serious press release this week, The Department of Justice NSW announced the following –

“GOING TO COURT IS NOT A GAME: POKEMON GO TRAINERS SHOULD LOOK ELSEWHERE FOR DIGITAL CRITTERS. ” Attention Budding Pokemon Trainers: You DO NOT need to step inside a Courthouse to find Pokemon. A reminder that the use of recording devices in NSW Courts is prohibited under the Court Security Act 2005 – Section 9 – and carries a $22,000 fine or imprisonment for 12 months – or both”

Finishing the release with “Stay safe and catch em all”.

If you happen to get caught playing Pokemon Go in Court, give us a call and we can arrange an urgent bail application for you.

Fourtree Lawyers is a private law firm based in the Central Coast of NSW. Our lawyers provide legal representation in all Criminal Law matters. We’re here to help 24 hours a day. Call us on 1300 529 444.

Click here to read the post on The Department of Justice NSW website.

If you need to apply for BAIL please click here.

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