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Section 214 Crimes Act 1900
Obstructing a Railway Verdict of Misdemeanour

Section 214 of the Crimes Act 1900 is Obstructing a Railway Verdict of Misdemeanour and is extracted below.

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The Legislation

Section 214 of the Crimes Act 1900 deals with the offence of ‘Obstructing a Railway Verdict of Misdemeanour’ and reads as follows:

214 Obstructing a Railway Verdict of Misdemeanour

(1) If, on the trial of a person for an offence under section 211, the jury is not satisfied that the person is guilty of the offence, but is satisfied that the person is guilty of an offence under section 212 or 213, it may acquit the person of the offence charged and instead find the person guilty of an offence under section 212 or 213.

(2) If, in accordance with subsection (1), a jury finds a person guilty of an offence under section 212 or 213, the person is liable to be punished as provided by that section.

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