Section 134 Crimes Act | Stealing Destroying Valuable Security


Section 134 of the Crimes Act is the offence of Stealing Destroying Valuable Security and is extracted below.

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The Legislation

Section 134 of the Crimes Act 1900 deals with the offence of ‘Stealing Destroying Valuable Security’ and reads as follows:

134 Stealing, destroying etc valuable security

Whosoever steals, embezzles, or for any fraudulent purpose destroys, cancels, obliterates, or conceals, the whole or any part of any valuable security, shall be liable, as if he or she had stolen a chattel, to be punished as for larceny.