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Section 189B Crimes Act 1900
Prosecution Under Section 188 or 189 Where Property Stolen in Course of Transmission

Section 189B of the Crimes Act 1900 is Prosecution Under Section 188 or 189 Where Property Stolen in Course of Transmission and is extracted below.

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The Legislation

Section 189B of the Crimes Act 1900 deals with the offence of ‘Prosecution Under Section 188 or 189 Where Property Stolen in Course of Transmission’ and reads as follows:

189B Prosecution Under Section 188 or 189 Where Property Stolen in Course of Transmission

(1) Where in the trial of a person for the offence under section 188 or 189 of receiving, or disposing of, or attempting to dispose of, any property knowing it to have been stolen, it is proved that the property was stolen in the course of transmission between New South Wales and any other jurisdiction or between any other jurisdiction and New South Wales:

(a) the person shall be liable to be convicted of the offence without proof that the stealing took place in New South Wales, and

(b) for the purpose of determining whether or not the stealing amounts to a serious indictable offence or a minor indictable offence, the stealing shall be deemed to have taken place in New South Wales.

(2) For the purposes of subsection (1)
“other jurisdiction” means a State (other than New South Wales) or Territory of the Commonwealth.

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