Section 193L of the Crimes Act 1900 is Proof of Intention to Obtain Financial Advantage or Cause Financial Disadvantage and is extracted below.
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Section 193L of the Crimes Act 1900 deals with the offence of ‘Proof of Intention to Obtain Financial Advantage or Cause Financial Disadvantage’ and reads as follows:
193L Proof of Intention to Obtain Financial Advantage or Cause Financial Disadvantage
(1) If an offence under this Part requires a person (the “accused” ) to intend to obtain a financial advantage, or to cause a financial disadvantage, in connection with betting on an event, that element of the offence is established if, and only if, it is proved that:
(a) the accused meant to obtain a financial advantage, or cause a financial disadvantage, in connection with betting on the event, or
(b) the accused was aware that another person meant to obtain a financial advantage, or cause a financial disadvantage, in connection with betting on the event, as a result of the conduct the subject of the charge.
(2) It is not necessary to prove that any financial advantage was actually obtained or any financial disadvantage was actually caused.
(3) In this section, the
“conduct the subject of the charge” means:
(a) in the case of an offence against section 193N–the conduct that the accused engaged in, or
(b) in the case of an offence against section 193O–the conduct that the accused facilitated, or
(c) in the case of an offence against section 193P–the conduct, or the conduct the subject of the agreement, that the accused encouraged another person to conceal.
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