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CRIMES ACT 1900 - SECT 144

Offences in relation to railways

A person who, with intent to obstruct, damage or destroy any light rail vehicle, railway engine, tender, carriage or truck—

        (a)     deposits any article or material on or across a railway; or

        (b)     removes or displaces any rail, sleeper or other thing belonging to a railway; or

        (c)     moves or diverts, or fails to move or divert, any point or other machinery belonging to a railway; or

        (d)     displays, masks or removes any signal or light on or near a railway;

or who does, or causes to be done, any other thing with that intent, commits an offence.

Maximum penalty: 200 penalty units, imprisonment for 10 years or both.

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