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CRIMES ACT 1958 - SECT 207

Forcible entry

S. 207(1) repealed by No. 44/1997
s. 3.

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    (2)     No person being in actual possession of land for a period of less than three years by himself or his predecessors shall without colour of right hold possession of it in a manner likely to cause a breach of the peace or a reasonable apprehension of a breach of the peace against a person entitled by law to the possession of the land and able and willing to afford reasonable information as to his being so entitled.

S. 207(3) amended by Nos 9554 s. 2(2)(Sch. 2 item 55), 9576 s. 11(1), 49/1991 s. 119(1)
(Sch. 2 item 54), 48/1997
s. 60(1)(Sch. 1 item 74(a)(b)).

    (3)     Every person who is guilty of a contravention of this section shall be guilty of a summary offence and liable to level 8 imprisonment (1 year maximum) or a level 10 fine or both.



Pt 1 Div. 3 Subdivs (4)(5) (Headings and
ss 208–210) repealed by No. 9228 s. 2(1)(c).

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Pt 1 Div. 3 Subdivs (6)(7) (Headings and
ss 211–222) amended by No. 7876 s. 2(3), repealed by No. 9228 s. 2(1)(c).

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Pt 1 Div. 3 Subdiv. (8) (Heading and ss 223, 224) repealed by No. 9228 s. 2(1)(c).

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New Pt 1 Div. 3
Subdiv. (3) (Heading) inserted by No. 9228 s. 2(1)(f).

(3) Interference with mines, sea banks &c.,
railways and navigation aids

No. 6103 s. 225.

S. 225 amended by Nos 9576 s. 11(1), 49/1991 s. 119(1)
(Sch. 2 item 55), 48/1997
s. 60(1)(Sch. 1 item 75).



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