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CRIMES ACT 1958 - SECT 196

Definition

    (1)     In this subdivision—

"property" means property of a tangible nature, whether real or personal, including money and including wild creatures which have been tamed or are ordinarily kept in captivity and any other wild creatures or their carcasses if, but only if, they have been reduced into possession which has not been lost or abandoned or are in the course of being reduced into possession.

    (2)     For the purposes of this subdivision property shall be treated as belonging to any person—

        (a)     having the custody or control of it;

        (b)     having in it any proprietary right or interest (not being an equitable interest arising only from an agreement to transfer or grant an interest); or

        (c)     having a charge on it.

    (3)     For the purposes of this subdivision property which is subject to a trust shall be treated as belonging to the trustee or trustees and the person or persons who have a right to enforce the trust.

    (4)     For the purposes of this subdivision property of a corporation sole shall be treated as belonging to the corporation notwithstanding a vacancy in the corporation.

S. 197 repealed by No. 9228 s. 2(1)(c), new s. 197 inserted by No. 9228 s. 2(1)(d).



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