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CRIMES ACT 1958 - SECT 252

Territorial nexus for offences

It is immaterial that the conduct of a person constituting an offence under this Division occurred outside Victoria, so long as the person intended by that conduct to cause, or was reckless as to whether or not that conduct would cause—

S. 252(a) amended by No. 66/2005 s. 6(b).

        (a)     public alarm or anxiety in Victoria; or

S. 252(b) amended by No. 66/2005 s. 6(b).

        (b)     economic loss in Victoria through public awareness of the contamination.

Pt 1 Div. 5 (Heading and ss 290–313) amended by Nos 7876 s. 2, 8181 s. 2(Sch. item 33), 9554 s. 2(2)(Sch. 2 items 56, 57), 9576 s. 11(1), 9848 s. 18(1), repealed by No. 25/1989 s. 8(1), new Pt 1 Div. 5 (Heading and ss 253255) inserted by No. 6/2006 s. 3.

Division 5—Destruction of evidence

New s. 253 inserted by No. 6/2006 s. 3.

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