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Section 249H Crimes Act 1900
Disqualification for Office

Section 249H of the Crimes Act 1900 is Disqualification for Office and is extracted below.

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Section 249H of the Crimes Act 1900 deals with the offence of ‘Disqualification for Office’ and reads as follows:

249H Disqualification for Office

If a person is convicted of an offence under this Part, the person is disqualified from holding civic office for the purposes of the Local Government Act 1993 , for the period of 7 years from the conviction or such lesser period as the court may order.

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