Crimes Amendment Act (No 3) 2011

Part 1
Amendments to principal Act

4  Interpretation
  • (1) Section 2(1) is amended by inserting the following definitions in their appropriate alphabetical order:

    unlawful act means a breach of any Act, regulation, rule, or bylaw

    vulnerable adult, for the purposes of sections 151, 195, and 195A, means a person unable, by reason of detention, age, sickness, mental impairment, or any other cause, to withdraw himself or herself from the care or charge of another person.

    (2) The definition of claim of right in section 2(1) is amended by omitting that the act is lawful and substituting at the time of the act in a proprietary or possessory right in property in relation to which the offence is alleged to have been committed.