Section 428B of the Crimes Act 1900 is Offences of Specific Intent to Which Part Applies and is extracted below.
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Section 428B of the Crimes Act 1900 deals with ‘Offences of Specific Intent to Which Part Applies’ and reads as follows:
428B Offences of Specific Intent to Which Part Applies
(2) Without limiting the generality of subsection (1), the offences referred to in the Table to this section are examples of offences of specific intent.
19A Murder 27 Acts done to the person with intent to murder 28 Acts done to property with intent to murder 29 Certain other attempts to murder 30 Attempts to murder by other means 33 Wounding or grievous bodily harm with intent 33A Discharging firearm etc with intent 33B Use of weapon to resist arrest etc 37 (2) Choking, suffocation or strangulation with intent to commit or assist in committing another indictable offence 38 Using intoxicating substance to commit an indictable offence 38A Spiking drink or food 41 Using poison etc to injure or to cause distress or pain 41A Poisoning etc of water supply 47 Using etc explosive substance or corrosive fluid etc 48 Causing explosives to be placed in or near building, conveyance or public place 49 Setting trap etc 51A Predatory driving 55 Possessing or making explosives or other things with intent to injure 60C Obtaining of personal information about law enforcement officers 61K Assault with intent to have sexual intercourse 82 Administering drugs etc to herself by woman with child 83 Administering drugs etc to woman with intent 86 Kidnapping 87 Child abduction 91M Installing device to facilitate observation or filming 93L Threatening to contaminate goods with intent to cause public alarm or economic loss 93M Making false statements concerning contamination of goods with intent to cause public alarm or economic loss 93R Leaving or sending an article with intent to cause alarm 99 Demanding property with intent to steal 110 Breaking, entering and assaulting with intent to murder etc 111 Entering dwelling-house 113 Breaking etc into any house etc with intent to commit serious indictable offence 114 (a) (c) (d) Being armed etc with intent to commit offence 190 Receiving etc cattle unlawfully killed, or carcass etc 192F Intention to defraud by destroying or concealing accounting records 192G Intention to defraud by false or misleading statement 192H Intention to deceive members or creditors by false or misleading statement of officer of organisation 192J Dealing with identification information 192K Possession of identification information 192L Possession of equipment etc to make identification documents or things 193B (1) Money laundering 193D (1) Dealing with property that subsequently becomes an instrument of crime 196 Destroying or damaging property with intent to injure a person 198 Destroying or damaging property with intention of endangering life 199 Threatening to destroy or damage property 200 Possession etc of explosive or other article with intent to destroy or damage property 202 (c) Interfering or damaging etc bed or bank of river with intent of obstructing etc navigation 203B Sabotage 203C Threaten sabotage 205 Prejudicing the safe operation of an aircraft or vessel 210 (b) Acting with intention of destroying etc aids to navigation 211 Criminal acts relating to railways 249C Misleading documents or statements used or made by agents 249D Corrupt inducements for advice 249K Blackmail offence 253 Forgery–making false document 254 Using false document 255 Possession of false document 256 (1) and (3) Making or possession of equipment etc for making false documents 308C Unauthorised access, modification or impairment with intent to commit serious indictable offence 308D Unauthorised modification of data with intent to cause impairment 308F Possession of data with intent to commit serious computer offence 308G Producing, supplying or obtaining data with intent to commit serious computer offence 308H Unauthorised access to or modification of restricted data held in computer 308I Unauthorised impairment of data held in computer disk, credit card or other device 314 False accusations etc 315 Hindering investigation etc 317 Tampering etc with evidence 318 Making or using false official instrument to pervert the course of justice 319 General offence of perverting the course of justice 321 (1) Corruption of witnesses and jurors 322 Threatening or intimidating judges, witnesses, jurors etc 323 Influencing witnesses and jurors 328 Perjury with intent to procure conviction or acquittal 333 (2) Subornation of perjury 530 (1) Serious animal cruelty
57 (assault on persons preserving wreck) 58 (assault with intent to commit serious indictable offence on certain officers) 66B (assaulting with intent to have sexual intercourse with child under 10) 66D (assaulting with intent to have sexual intercourse with child between 10 and 16) 91P (intentionally record intimate image) 91Q (intentionally distribute intimate image) 94 (assault with intent to rob person) 95 (assault with intent to rob in circumstances of aggravation) 96 (assault with intent to rob with wounding) 97 (assault with intent to rob with arms) 98 (assault with intent to rob) 109 (entering with intent, or stealing etc in dwelling-house and breaking out) 126 (killing with intent to steal) 139 (destroys, damages, breaks with intent to steal) 140 (destroys, damages, breaks with intent to steal) 197 (dishonestly destroying or damaging property with a view to gain) 204 (destruction of, or damage to, an aircraft or vessel with intent)
(c) any other offence by or under any law (including the common law) prescribed by the regulations.
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