Section 154E Crimes Act 1900 | Definitions


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Section 154E of the Crimes Act 1900 is Definitions and is extracted below.

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The Legislation

Section 154E of the Crimes Act 1900 deals with ‘Definitions‘ and reads as follows:

154E Definitions

(1) In this Division:

“interfere” with a thing includes alter, deface, remove, obliterate, conceal or add anything to the thing.

“motor vehicle” means:

(a) a motor vehicle within the meaning of the Road Transport Act 2013 (whether or not the vehicle contains the motor intended to form part of it), or

(b) a motor intended to form part of, or capable of forming part of, any such motor vehicle, or

(c) any part of any such motor vehicle containing, or consisting of, an identification plate for a vehicle under the Motor Vehicle Standards Act 1989 of the Commonwealth.

“unique identifier” means any numbers, letters, symbols or other identification information:

(a) marked on or attached to a motor vehicle or vessel, or a part of a motor vehicle or vessel, or

(b) marked on a thing that is designed to be attached to a motor vehicle or vessel, or a part of the motor vehicle or vessel, or

(c) stored in electronic form in a part of a motor vehicle or vessel,
for the primary purpose of:

(d) enabling a particular motor vehicle, vessel or part to be distinguished from all other motor vehicles, vessels or parts (including by enabling a part to be identified as a part of a particular motor vehicle or vessel), or

(e) identifying different motor vehicle or vessel production batches (including by enabling a part to be identified as a part of a motor vehicle or vessel of a particular production batch).

“vessel” means a vessel within the meaning of the Marine Safety Act 1998 .

(2) For the purposes of this Division, a

“part” of a motor vehicle or vessel includes a thing (such as a key) manufactured in connection with the motor vehicle or vessel that enables the operation of the motor vehicle or vessel or prevents the unauthorised operation of the motor vehicle or vessel.

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