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CRIMES ACT 1900 - SECT 232

Offence—refusing to allow fingerprint or photo to be taken

    (1)     If a person is convicted of an offence, the judge or magistrate presiding at the proceedings where the person was convicted may order—

        (a)     the person to attend a police station; or

        (b)     that a police officer be permitted to attend on the person in a place of detention;

within 1 month after the conviction to allow impressions of the person's fingerprints or a photograph of the person to be taken in accordance with the order.

    (2)     A person shall not, without reasonable excuse, fail to allow impressions or a photograph to be taken under an order under subsection (1).

Maximum penalty: $10 000, imprisonment for 12 months or both.

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