Section 546B Crimes Act | Convicted Person with Intent


Section 546B of the Crimes Act is the offence of Convicted Person with Intent and is extracted below.

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The Legislation

Section 546B of the Crimes Act 1900 deals with the offence of ‘Convicted Person with Intent’ and reads as follows:

546B Convicted persons found with intent to commit offence

(1) Any person who, having been convicted of an indictable offence, is found in or near any premises or public place with intent to commit an indictable offence shall be liable on conviction before the Local Court to imprisonment for 6 months, or to a fine of 4 penalty units.

(2) In this section, “premises” includes any structure, building, vehicle, vessel or place, whether built upon or not, and any part thereof.