Section 193P of the Crimes Act 1900 is Concealing Conduct or Agreement About Conduct that Corrupts Betting Outcome of Event and is extracted below.
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Section 193P of the Crimes Act 1900 deals with the offence of ‘Concealing Conduct or Agreement About Conduct that Corrupts Betting Outcome of Event’ and reads as follows:
193P Concealing Conduct or Agreement About Conduct that Corrupts Betting Outcome of Event
(1) A person who encourages another person to conceal from any appropriate authority conduct, or an agreement about conduct, that corrupts a betting outcome of an event:
(a) knowing or being reckless as to whether the conduct corrupts a betting outcome of the event, and
(b) with the intention of obtaining a financial advantage, or causing a financial disadvantage, in connection with any betting on the event, is guilty of an offence.
Maximum penalty: Imprisonment for 10 years.
(2) In this section, an “appropriate authority” includes:
(a) a police officer, or
(b) a body that has the official function of controlling, regulating or supervising an event, or any betting on an event.
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