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CRIMES ACT 1958 - SECT 79

Carjacking

    (1)     A person (A) commits a carjacking if—

        (a)     A steals a vehicle; and

        (b)     immediately before or at the time of doing so, and in order to do so, A—

              (i)     uses force on another person; or

              (ii)     puts or seeks to put another person (B) in fear that B or anyone else will then and there be subjected to force.

    (2)     A person who commits a carjacking commits an offence and is liable to level 4 imprisonment (15 years maximum).

    (3)     In this section—

"vehicle" includes—

        (a)     a motor vehicle;

        (b)     a vessel within the meaning of the  Marine Safety Act 2010 .

S. 79A inserted by No. 50/2016 s. 4.



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