Victorian Current Acts

[Index] [Table] [Search] [Search this Act] [Notes] [Noteup] [Previous] [Next] [Download] [Help]


Armed robbery

    (1)     A person is guilty of armed robbery if he commits any robbery and at the time has with him a firearm, imitation firearm, offensive weapon, explosive or imitation explosive within the meaning assigned to those terms for the purposes of section 77(1).

S. 75A(2) amended by Nos 9576 s. 11(1), 49/1991 s. 119(1)
(Sch. 2 item 41A), 48/1997
s. 60(1)(Sch. 1 item 54).

    (2)     A person guilty of armed robbery is guilty of an indictable offence and liable to level 2 imprisonment (25 years maximum).

Note to  s. 75A inserted by No. 48/2018 s. 88.


An offence against this section is a category 2 offence under the Sentencing Act 1991 if—

(a)     the offender has with him or her a firearm at the time of the offence; or

(b)     a victim of the offence has suffered injury as a direct result of the offence; or

(c)     the offence was committed by the offender in company with one or more other persons.

See section 5(2H) of that Act for the requirement to impose a custodial order for this offence unless the circumstances set out in paragraphs (a) to (e) of that subsection exist.

S. 76 substituted by No. 8425 s. 2(1)(b).

AustLII: Copyright Policy | Disclaimers | Privacy Policy | Feedback