Section 521A Crimes Act | Stealing Rock or Stone


Section 521A of the Crimes Act is the offence of Stealing Rock or Stone and is extracted below.

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The Legislation

Section 521A of the Crimes Act 1900 deals with the offence of ‘Stealing Rock or Stone’ and reads as follows:

521A Stealing of rock, stone etc

Whosoever steals:

(a) any rock or rocks,
(b) any stone or stones, or
(c) any gravel, soil, sand or clay,
that is or are in, on or under, or forms or form part of any land shall, on conviction by the Local Court, be liable to imprisonment for 6 months, or to pay a fine of 5 penalty units, or both.