Crimes Amendment Act 2015

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18 Section 258 amended (Altering, concealing, destroying, or reproducing documents with intent to deceive)

After section 258(2), insert:

(3)

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 knowing that—

(a)

the document was altered, concealed, or made, in whole or in part, as a reproduction of another document; and

(b)

the document was dealt with in the manner specified in paragraph (a) with intent to—

(i)

obtain any property, privilege, service, pecuniary advantage, benefit, or valuable consideration; or

(ii)

cause loss to any other person.