Crimes Amendment Act 2015

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12 Section 240 amended (Obtaining by deception or causing loss by deception)

After section 240(1), insert:


Every person is liable to imprisonment for a term not exceeding 3 years who, without reasonable excuse, sells, transfers, or otherwise makes available any document or thing capable of being used to derive a pecuniary advantage knowing that, by deception and without claim of right, the document or thing was, or was caused to be, delivered, executed, made, accepted, endorsed, or altered.