Crimes Act 1961

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226 Conversion of vehicle or other conveyance
  • (1) Every one is liable to imprisonment for a term not exceeding 7 years who, dishonestly and without claim of right, but not so as to be guilty of theft, takes or uses for his or her own purposes or another person's purposes—

    • (a) any vehicle, ship, or aircraft; or

    • (b) any part of any vehicle, ship, or aircraft; or

    • (c) any horse.

    (2) Every one is liable to imprisonment for a term not exceeding 2 years who attempts to commit the offence in subsection (1) or who, dishonestly and without claim of right, interferes with, or gets into or upon, any vehicle, ship, or aircraft.

    Compare: 1961 No 43 s 228

    Section 226 was substituted, as from 1 September 1995, by section 4(1) Crimes Amendment Act 1995 (1995 No 49).

    Part 10 (comprising sections 217 to 305) was substituted by a new Part 10 (comprising sections 217 to 272), as from 1 October 2003, by section 15 Crimes Amendment Act 2003 (2003 No 39).