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CRIMES ACT 1958 - SECT 199

Possessing anything with intent to destroy or damage property

A person who has anything in his custody or under his control—

        (a)     with the purpose of using it, or causing or permitting another to use it, without lawful excuse—

              (i)     to destroy or damage any property belonging to some other person or to himself, the user or both of them and some other person; or

              (ii)     to destroy or damage any property in a way which he knows or believes is more likely than not to endanger the life of some other person; or

        (b)     with the purpose of using it, or causing or permitting another to use it, dishonestly and with a view to gain for himself or another, to destroy or damage property—

shall be guilty of an indictable offence and liable to level 6 imprisonment (5 years maximum).

S. 200 repealed by No. 9228 s. 2(1)(c), new s. 200 inserted by No. 9228 s. 2(1)(d), repealed by No. 9576 s. 11(1).

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S. 201 repealed by No. 9228 s. 2(1)(c), new s. 201 inserted by No. 9228 s. 2(1)(d).



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