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CRIMES ACT 1958 - SECT 232

Placing things on railways to obstruct or overturn engine etc.[18]

Whosoever unlawfully and maliciously puts places casts or throws upon or across any railway any wood stone or other matter or thing, or unlawfully and maliciously takes up removes or displaces any rail sleeper or other thing belonging to any railway, or unlawfully and maliciously turns moves or diverts any points or other machinery belonging to any railway, or unlawfully and maliciously makes or shows hides or removes any signal or light upon or near to any railway, or unlawfully and maliciously does or causes to be done any other matter or thing with intent in any such case to obstruct upset overthrow injure or destroy any engine tender carriage or truck on such railway, shall be guilty of an indictable offence, and shall be liable to level 5 imprisonment (10 years maximum).

No. 6103 s. 233.

S. 233 amended by Nos 9576 s. 11(1), 49/1991 s. 119(1)
(Sch. 2 item 56), 48/1997
s. 60(1)(Sch. 1 item 77(a)(b)).



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