Section 249J Crimes Act 1900 | Custom not a Defence

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Section 249J of the Crimes Act 1900 is Custom not a Defence and is extracted below.

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The Legislation

Section 249J of the Crimes Act 1900 deals with the offence of ‘Custom not a Defence’ and reads as follows:

249J Custom not a Defence

In any proceedings for an offence under this Part, it is not a defence that the receiving, soliciting, giving or offering of any benefit is customary in any trade, business, profession or calling.

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