Section 526 Crimes Act 1900 | Term “Public Library”


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Section 526 of the Crimes Act 1900 is Term “Public Library” and is extracted below.

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The Legislation

Section 526 of the Crimes Act 1900 deals with the offence of ‘Term “Public Library”‘ and reads as follows:

526 Term “Public Library”

Every collection of books, prints, manuscripts, or similar articles, kept in any school-of-arts, or mechanics-institute, or in any building, or room, occupied or habitually used by the members of any association, or the residents of any area (within the meaning of the Local Government Act 1993 ), as a reading-room, or library, shall be deemed a public library within the meaning of section 525.

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