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SUMMARY OFFENCES ACT 1966 - SECT 21

Disturbing religious worship

S. 21(1) amended by No. 9554 s. 2(2)(Sch. 2 item 315).

    (1)     Any person who wilfully and without lawful justification or excuse, the proof of which lies on him, disquiets or disturbs any meeting of persons lawfully assembled for religious worship or assaults any person lawfully officiating at any such meeting or any of the persons there assembled shall be guilty of an offence.

Penalty:     15 penalty units or imprisonment for three months.

    (2)     A prosecution for an offence against this section shall be commenced within three months after the offence is committed.

Entry of Police into Houses, Buildings, &c.



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