Section 513 Crimes Act | Stealing Shrubs


Section 513 of the Crimes Act is the offence of Stealing Shrubs and is extracted below.

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The Legislation

Section 513 of the Crimes Act 1900 deals with the offence of ‘Stealing Shrubs’ and reads as follows:

513 Stealing shrubs etc

Whosoever steals, or destroys, or damages with intent to steal, the whole, or any part, of any tree, sapling, shrub, or plant, or any underwood shall, on conviction by the Local Court, be liable to imprisonment for six months, or to pay a fine of 5 penalty units, or both.