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Stealing Goods in the Process of Manufacture

Stealing Goods in the Process of Manufacture is an offence under Section 150 of the Crimes Act 1900 which carries a maximum penalty of 3 years in prison.

To establish the offence, the prosecution must prove beyond reasonable doubt that:

  1. You stole goods, articles or materials
  2. The property was worth at least one-dollar, and
  3. The property was placed or exposed during the process or progress of manufacture

‘Goods’ include any substance or article, whether or not for human consumption, whether natural or manufactured, and whether or not incorporated or mixed with other goods.

Defences to the charge include:

  1. Duress, and
  2. Claim of right, which means you genuinely believed you were legally entitled to the property

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