Section 163 of the Crimes Act 1900 is Trial for Embezzlement Verdict of Larceny and is extracted below.
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Section 163 of the Crimes Act 1900 deals with the offence of ‘Trial for Embezzlement Verdict of Larceny’ and reads as follows:
163 Trial for Embezzlement Verdict of Larceny
Where, on the trial of any person for embezzlement, or the fraudulent application, or disposition, of property as a clerk, or servant, or person employed in the Public Service, it appears that the person obtained the property in such manner as to amount in law to larceny, the jury may acquit the person of the offence charged, and find the person guilty of larceny, or of larceny as such clerk, servant, or person, as the case may be, and the person shall be liable to punishment accordingly.
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