Section 514 Crimes Act | Stealing Fence


Section 514 of the Crimes Act is the offence of Stealing Fence and is extracted below.

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The Legislation

Section 514 of the Crimes Act 1900 deals with the offence of ‘Stealing Fence’ and reads as follows:

514 Stealing etc live or dead fence etc

Whosoever steals, or cuts, breaks, or throws down with intent to steal, any part of any live or dead fence, or any material set up, or used, as a fence, or any stile, or gate, or any part thereof, respectively, shall, on conviction by the Local Court, be liable to pay the value of the property stolen, or the amount of injury done, in addition to a fine of 1 penalty unit.