Section 151 Crimes Act | Selling Materials for Manufacture


Section 151 of the Crimes Act is the offence of Selling Materials for Manufacture and is extracted below.

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The Legislation

Section 151 of the Crimes Act 1900 deals with the offence of ‘Selling Materials for Manufacture’ and reads as follows:

151 Selling etc materials to be manufactured

Whosoever, being, for the purpose of manufacture, or any special purpose connected with manufacture, employed to make, prepare, or work up, any goods, article, or material, or being for any such purpose entrusted with any such goods, article, or material, or with any tools, or apparatus, sells, pawns, purloins, secretes, embezzles, exchanges, or otherwise fraudulently disposes of the same, or any part thereof, shall be liable to imprisonment for four years.