Section 510 Crimes Act | Setting Engine for Deer


Section 510 of the Crimes Act is the offence of Setting Engine for Deer and is extracted below.

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The Legislation

Section 510 of the Crimes Act 1900 deals with the offence of ‘Setting Engine for Deer’ and reads as follows:

510 Setting engine for deer etc


unlawfully and wilfully sets, or uses, any snare, or engine, for the purpose of taking or killing deer upon any inclosed land in the occupation of the owner of such deer, or
unlawfully and wilfully destroys any part of the fence of any land where deer are then kept
shall, on conviction by the Local Court, be liable to pay a fine of 5 penalty units.