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FISHERIES ACT 1995 - SECT 98

References in this Part to offences include associated offences under other Acts

    (1)     An associated offence is—

        (a)     an offence against section 194 or 195 of the Crimes Act 1958 where the proceeds of crime are the proceeds of an offence under this Act that is also a forfeiture offence under the Confiscation Act 1997 ;

        (b)     an offence against section 195A of the Crimes Act 1958 where the instrument of crime is used to commit an offence under this Act that is also a forfeiture offence under the Confiscation Act 1997 ;

        (c)     an offence against one of the following provisions of the Crimes Act 1958 in respect of an offence against this Act

              (i)     section 321(1) (conspiracy to commit an offence);

              (ii)     section 321G(1) (incitement);

              (iii)     section 321M (attempt to commit indictable offence);

              (iv)     section 321O(2) (attempt to commit indictable offence outside Victoria);

              (v)     section 325(1) (accessories);

S. 98(1)(c)(vi) amended by No. 40/2019 s. 22(2).

              (vi)     section 326(1) (concealing offences for benefit);

S. 98(1)(d) inserted by No. 40/2019 s. 22(3).

        (d)     an offence against section 30(1), 30A(1) or 30B of the Bail Act 1977 in respect of an offence against this Act;

S. 98(1)(e) inserted by No. 40/2019 s. 22(3).

        (e)     an offence against section 31(1)(c) of the Crimes Act 1958 (assault or threaten a person) where the person assaulted or threatened is an authorised officer or police officer performing a function or exercising a power under this Act, or is a person assisting the authorised officer or police officer;

S. 98(1)(f) inserted by No. 40/2019 s. 22(3).

        (f)     an offence against section 82(1) of the Crimes Act 1958 (obtaining financial advantage by deception) that is committed by doing or omitting to do an act in contravention of this Act;

S. 98(1)(g) inserted by No. 40/2019 s. 22(3).

        (g)     an offence against section 83(1) of the Crimes Act 1958 (false accounting) in relation to an account, record or document that is required to be made, kept or produced for the purposes of this Act;

S. 98(1)(h) inserted by No. 40/2019 s. 22(3).

        (h)     an offence against section 83A of the Crimes Act 1958 (falsification of documents) in relation to a document that is required to be made, kept or produced for the purposes of this Act;

S. 98(1)(i) inserted by No. 40/2019 s. 22(3).

              (i)     an offence against section 254(1) of the Crimes Act 1958 (destruction of evidence) in relation to legal proceedings under this Act;

S. 98(1)(j) inserted by No. 40/2019 s. 22(3).

        (j)     an offence against section 5AA, 6(1), 6(2) or  7(1) of the Control of Weapons Act 1990 where the prohibited weapon, controlled weapon or dangerous article is identified by an authorised officer or police officer in the course of performing a function or exercising a power under this Act;

S. 98(1)(ja) inserted by No. 30/2021 s. 87.

        (ja)     an offence against section 45A or 45B of the Victorian Fisheries Authority Act 2016 ;

S. 98(1)(k) inserted by No. 40/2019 s. 22(3).

        (k)     an offence against section 49E of the Summary Offences Act 1966 (escaping from lawful custody) in respect of an offence against this Act.

    (2)     A reference in this Part to an offence under, against, or contrary to, this Act is to be read as including a reference to an associated offence.

S. 98(3) amended by No. 37/2014 s. 10(Sch. item 65.4).

    (3)     If this Act authorises an authorised officer or a police officer to exercise a power for the purpose of ascertaining whether or not the provisions of this Act are being observed, the authorised officer or police officer may also exercise that power for the purpose of ascertaining whether or not an associated offence has been committed.

    (4)     A reference in this Part to a contravention of this Act is to be read as including a reference to the commission of an associated offence.

    (5)     A reference in this Part to an offence under, against or contrary to, a particular provision of this Act is to be read as including a reference to any associated offence committed in respect of that provision.

New s. 99 inserted by No. 17/2002 s. 14, repealed by No. 69/2004 s. 19.

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New s. 100 inserted by No. 17/2002 s. 14, repealed by No. 69/2004 s. 17.

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S. 101 amended by Nos 5/1997 s. 50(1)
(m)(i)(ii), 17/2002 s. 15, repealed by No. 69/2004 s. 17.

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S. 101A inserted by No. 108/2003 s. 9.



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