Section 93TA Crimes Act | Receiving Benefit from Criminal Activity


Section 93TA of the Crimes Act is the offence of Receiving Benefit from Criminal Activity and is extracted below.

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The Legislation

Section 93TA of the Crimes Act 1900 deals with the offence of ‘Receiving Benefit from Criminal Activity’ and reads as follows:

93TA Receiving material benefit derived from criminal activities of criminal groups

(1) A person who receives from a criminal group a material benefit that is derived from the criminalactivities of the criminal group is guilty of an offence if the person:
(a) knows that it is a criminal group, and
(b) knows, or is reckless as to whether, the benefit is derived from criminal activities of the criminal group.
Maximum penalty: Imprisonment for 5 years.

(2) In this section, a material benefit “derived” from the criminal activities of a criminal group is a material benefit derived or realised, or substantially derived or realised, directly or indirectly, from the criminal activities of a group.