240A Application of section 240 to match-fixing

(1)

For the purposes of section 240, deception includes any act or omission that is done or omitted with intent to influence a betting outcome of an activity of a kind to which subsection (2) applies by manipulating—

(a)

the overall result of the activity; or

(b)

any event within the activity.

(2)

This subsection applies to activities of the following kinds:

(a)

sporting competitions, games, matches, races, and rallies involving human participants (whether or not they also involve equipment, horses, vehicles, or vessels):

(b)

dog races.

(3)

This section does not limit or affect the generality of section 240.

Section 240A: inserted, on 15 December 2014, by section 4 of the Crimes (Match-fixing) Amendment Act 2014 (2014 No 67).