Section 249L Crimes Act 1900 | Unwarranted Demands Meaning


Section 249L of the Crimes Act 1900 is Unwarranted Demands Meaning and is extracted below.

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The Legislation

Section 249L of the Crimes Act 1900 deals with the offence of ‘Unwarranted Demands Meaning’ and reads as follows:

249L Unwarranted Demands Meaning

(1) For the purposes of this Part, a demand with menaces is
“unwarranted” unless the person believes that he or she has reasonable grounds for making the demand and reasonably believes that the use of the menaces is a proper means of reinforcing the demand.

(2) The demand need not be a demand for money or other property.

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