Section 131 of the Crimes Act is the offence of Unlawful Use of Cattle and is extracted below.
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Section 131 of the Crimes Act 1900 deals with the offence of ‘Unlawful Use of Cattle’ and reads as follows:
131 Unlawfully using etc another person’s cattle
takes and works, or otherwise uses, or takes for the purpose of working, or using, any cattle the property of another person without the consent of the owner, or person in lawful possession thereof, or
takes any such cattle for the purpose of secreting the same, or obtaining a reward for the restoration or pretended finding thereof, or for any other fraudulent purpose, or
fraudulently brands, or ear-marks, or defaces, or alters, the brands or ear-marks of any cattle the property of another person,
shall be liable to imprisonment for three years.