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Section 249A Crimes Act 1900
Definitions

Section 25C of the Crimes Act 1900 is Supply of Drugs Causing Death and is extracted below.

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The Legislation

Section 249A of the Crimes Act 1900 deals with ‘Definitions’ and reads as follows:

249A Definitions

In this Part:

“agent” includes:

(a) any person employed by, or acting for or on behalf of, any other person (who in this case is referred to in this Part as the person’s principal) in any capacity,

(b) any person purporting to be, or intending to become, an agent of any other person (who in this case is referred to in this Part as the person’s principal), and

(c) any person serving under the Crown (which in this case is referred to in this Part as the person’s principal), and

(d) a police officer (and in this case a reference in this Part to the agent’s principal is a reference to the Crown), and

(e) a councillor within the meaning of the Local Government Act 1993 (and in this case a reference in this Part to the agent’s principal is a reference to the local council of which the person is a councillor), and

(f) a councillor within the meaning of the Aboriginal Land Rights Act 1983 (and in this case a reference in this Part to the agent’s principal is a reference to the New South Wales Aboriginal Land Council), and

(g) a Board member of a Local Aboriginal Land Council within the meaning of the Aboriginal Land Rights Act 1983 (and in this case a reference in this Part to the agent’s principal is a reference to the Local Aboriginal Land Council).

“benefit” includes money and any contingent benefit.

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