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CRIMES ACT 1900 - SECT 199

Threatening to destroy or damage property

199 Threatening to destroy or damage property

(1) A person who, without lawful excuse, makes a threat to another, with the intention of causing that other to fear that the threat would be carried out:
(a) to destroy or damage property belonging to that other or to a third person, or
(b) to destroy or damage the first-mentioned person’s own property in a way which that person knows will or is likely to endanger the life of, or to cause bodily injury to, that other or a third person,
is liable to imprisonment for 5 years.
(2) A person who, during a public disorder and without lawful excuse, makes a threat to another, with the intention of causing that other to fear that the threat would be carried out:
(a) to destroy or damage property belonging to that other or to a third person, or
(b) to destroy or damage the first-mentioned person’s own property in a way which that person knows will or is likely to endanger the life of, or to cause bodily injury to, that other or a third person,
is liable to imprisonment for 7 years.



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