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CRIMES ACT 1958 - SECT 186

Custom of itself no defence[16]

    (1)     In any prosecution under this subdivision it shall not amount to a defence to show that any such valuable consideration as is mentioned in this subdivision is customary in any trade or calling.

    (2)     For the purposes of this subdivision where it is proved that any valuable consideration has been received or solicited by an agent from or given or offered to an agent by any person having business relations with the principal without the assent of the principal the burden of proving that such valuable consideration was not received solicited given or offered in contravention of any of the provisions of this subdivision shall be on the accused.

S. 186(3) repealed by No. 7546 s. 5.

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S. 186(4) repealed by No. 9848 s. 18(1).

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S. 186(5) amended by No. 57/1989 s. 3(Sch. item 42.8), repealed by No. 7/2009 s. 422(1) (as amended by No. 68/2009 s. 54(h)).

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Heading preceding s. 187 substituted by No. 8425 s. 2(1)(e) (as amended by No. 9019 s. 2(1)(Sch. item 257)).

Fraudulently inducing persons to invest

Ss 187–190 repealed by No. 8425 s. 2(1)(f).

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No. 6103 s. 191.



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