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Crimes Act 1915

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Act No. 6 of 1915 as made
An Act to amend the Crimes Act 1914.
Administered by: Attorney-General's
Date of Assent 07 May 1915




No. 6 of 1915.

An Act to amend the Crimes Act 1914.

[Assented to 7th May, 1915.]

BE it enacted by the King’s Most Excellent Majesty, the Senate, and the House of Representatives of the Commonwealth of Australia, as follows:—

Short title, citation, and duration.

1.—(1.)   This Act may be cited as the Crimes Act 1915.

(2.)  The Crimes Act 1914, as amended by this Act, may be cited as the Crimes Act 1914-1915.

(3.)  This Act shall continue in force during the continuance of the war and for six months thereafter, and no longer.

Conspiracy to defraud the Commonwealth.

2.   Section eighty-six of the Crimes Act 1914 is amended by inserting after paragraph (d) the following words:—


(e) to defraud the Commonwealth.”

Commencement of operation.

3.   This Act shall be deemed to have been in force from the date of the commencement of the Crimes Act 1914.