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Taking Money to Restore Dogs

Taking Money to Restore Dogs is an offence under Section 133 of the Crimes Act 1900 which carries a maximum penalty of 12 months in prison.

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

  1. You directly or indirectly took money or any other reward to aid a person to recover their stolen dog, and
  2. You did so corruptly

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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