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CRIMES ACT 1958 - SECT 180

Secret commission to trustee in return for substituted appointment[11]

Every person who offers or gives any valuable consideration to a trustee and every trustee who receives or solicits any valuable consideration for himself or for any other person without the assent of the persons beneficially entitled to the estate or of the Supreme Court as an inducement or reward for appointing or having appointed or for joining or having joined with another in appointing or for authorizing or having authorized or for joining or having joined with another in authorizing any person to be appointed in his stead or instead of him and any other person as trustee shall be guilty of an indictable offence, and shall—

S. 180(a) amended by Nos 9554 s. 2(2)(Sch. 2 item 54), 36/1988 s. 8(d)(i)(ii), 25/1989 s. 20(e), 49/1991 s. 119(1)
(Sch. 2 item 48), 48/1997
s. 60(1)(Sch. 1 item 68).

        (a)     be liable if a corporation to a level 5 fine and if any other person to level 5 imprisonment (10 years maximum) or a level 5 fine or both.

S. 180(b) repealed by No. 36/1988 s. 8(d)(iii).

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No. 6103 s. 181.

S. 181 amended by Nos 9554 s. 2(2)(Sch. 2 item 53), 9576 s. 11(1), 36/1988 s. 8(e)(i)–(iii), 49/1991 s. 119(1)
(Sch. 2 item 48), 48/1997
s. 60(1)(Sch. 1 item 68).



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