Section 192D Crimes Act 1900 | Obtaining Financial Advantage or Causing Financial Disadvantage


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Section 192D of the Crimes Act 1900 is Obtaining Financial Advantage or Causing Financial Disadvantage and is extracted below.

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The Legislation

Section 192D of the Crimes Act 1900 deals with the offence of ‘Obtaining Financial Advantage or Causing Financial Disadvantage’ and reads as follows:

192D Obtaining Financial Advantage or Causing Financial Disadvantage

(1) In this Part, “obtain” a financial advantage includes:

(a) obtain a financial advantage for oneself or for another person, and

(b) induce a third person to do something that results in oneself or another person obtaining a financial advantage, and

(c) keep a financial advantage that one has, whether the financial advantage is permanent or temporary.

(2) In this Part, “cause” a financial disadvantage means:

(a) cause a financial disadvantage to another person, or

(b) induce a third person to do something that results in another person suffering a financial disadvantage, whether the financial disadvantage is permanent or temporary.

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