Section 93J of the Crimes Act 1900 is Definitions of “Contaminate” and “Goods” and is extracted below.
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Section 93J of the Crimes Act 1900 deals with the offence of ‘Definitions of “Contaminate” and “Goods”‘ and reads as follows:
93J Definitions of “Contaminate” and “Goods”
(1) In this Division:
“contaminate” goods includes:
(a) interfere with the goods, or
(b) making it appear that the goods have been contaminated or interfered with.
“goods” includes any substance or article:
(a) whether or not for human consumption, and
(b) whether natural or manufactured, and
(c) whether or not incorporated or mixed with other goods.
(2) In this Division, a reference to economic loss caused through public awareness of the contamination of goods includes a reference to economic loss caused through:
(a) members of the public not purchasing or using those goods or similar goods, or
(b) steps taken to avoid public alarm or anxiety about those goods or similar goods.
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