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CRIMINAL CODE 1899 - SECT 433
Receiving tainted property
433 Receiving tainted property
(1) A person who receives tainted property, and has reason to believe it is
tainted property, commits a crime.
the property was obtained by way of an act constituting a crime—14 years
(b) if the property is a firearm or ammunition—14 years
(c) if the offender received the property while acting as a
pawnbroker or dealer in second hand goods, under a licence or otherwise—14
years imprisonment; or
(d) otherwise—7 years imprisonment.
Penalties and Sentences Act 1992 , section 161Q also states a circumstance of
aggravation for an offence against this section.
(1B) An indictment charging
an offence against this section with the circumstance of aggravation stated in
the Penalties and Sentences Act 1992 , section 161Q may not be presented
without the consent of a Crown Law Officer.
(2) For the purpose of proving
the receiving of anything it is sufficient to show that the accused person
has, either alone or jointly with some other person, had the thing in his or
her possession, or has aided in concealing it or disposing of it.
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