Section 189 Crimes Act | Receiving Stolen Property Minor Offence


Section 189 of the Crimes Act is the offence of Receiving Stolen Property Minor Offence and is extracted below.

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The Legislation

Section 189 of the Crimes Act 1900 deals with the offence of ‘Receiving Stolen Property Minor Offence’ and reads as follows:

189 Receiving etc where principal guilty of minor indictable offence

Whosoever receives, or disposes of, or attempts to dispose of, any property, the stealing whereof is a minor indictable offence, knowing the same to have been stolen, shall be guilty of a minor indictable offence, and whether the person guilty of the principal offence has been previously tried or not, or is amenable to justice or not, shall be liable to imprisonment for three years.