247 Punishment of receiving

Every person who is guilty of receiving is liable as follows:

(a)

if the value of the property received exceeds $1,000, to imprisonment for a term not exceeding 7 years:

(b)

if the value of the property received exceeds $500 but does not exceed the sum of $1,000, to imprisonment for a term not exceeding 1 year:

(c)

if the value of the property received does not exceed $500, to imprisonment for a term not exceeding 3 months.

Compare: 1961 No 43 s 258(1)

Section 247: replaced, on 1 October 2003, by section 15 of the Crimes Amendment Act 2003 (2003 No 39).