Crimes (Match-fixing) Amendment Act 2014

4 New section 240A inserted (Application of section 240 to match-fixing)
  • After section 240, insert:

    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.