Section 118 of the Crimes Act 1900 is Intent to Return Property No Defence and is extracted below.
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Section 118 of the Crimes Act 1900 deals with the offence of ‘Intent to Return Property No Defence’ and reads as follows:
118 Intent to Return Property No Defence
Where, on the trial of a person for larceny, it appears that the accused appropriated the property in question to the accused’s own use, or for the accused’s own benefit, or that of another, but intended eventually to restore the same, or in the case of money to return an equivalent amount, such person shall not by reason only thereof be entitled to acquittal.
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