Crimes Amendment Act 2003

4 Interpretation
  • (1) Section 2(1) of the principal Act is amended by repealing the definition of colour of right, and substituting the following definition:

    claim of right, in relation to any act, means a belief that the act is lawful, although that belief may be based on ignorance or mistake of fact or of any matter of law other than the enactment against which the offence is alleged to have been committed.

    (2) Section 2(1) of the principal Act is amended by repealing the definition of crime involving dishonesty, and substituting the following definition:

    crime involving dishonesty means any crime described in Part 10 except the crimes described in sections 267 to 272.

    (3) Section 2(1) of the principal Act is amended by inserting in the definition of property, after the words or personal property,, the words money, electricity,.

    (4) Section 2(1) of the principal Act is amended by repealing the definition of valuable security.