Summary Offences Act 1981

Offences resembling forgery or fraud

15 Seeking donations by false pretence

Every person is liable to imprisonment for a term not exceeding 3 months or a fine not exceeding $1,000 who solicits, gathers, or collects alms, subscriptions, or contributions by means of any false pretence.

Compare: 1927 No 35 s 52(1)(c); 1954 No 50 s 40(1); 1967 No 154 s 2(1)