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Section 203D Crimes Act 1900
Definitions

Section 203D of the Crimes Act 1900 is Definitions and is extracted below.

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Section 203D of the Crimes Act 1900 deals with ‘Definitions’ and reads as follows:

203D Definitions

In this Division:

“causing a fire” includes:

(a) lighting a fire, or

(b) maintaining a fire, or

(c) failing to contain a fire, except where the fire was lit by another person or the fire is beyond the control of the person who lit the fire.

“firefighter” means a member of a fire brigade under the Rural Fires Act 1997 or the Fire and Rescue NSW Act 1989 or of any other official firefighting unit (including a unit from outside the State).

“spread” of a fire means spread of a fire beyond the capacity of the person who causes the fire to extinguish it.

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