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CRIMES ACT 1900 - SECT 545C
Knowingly joining or continuing in etc an unlawful assembly
545C Knowingly joining or continuing in etc an unlawful assembly
(1) Whosoever knowingly joins an unlawful assembly or continues in it shall be
taken to be a member of that assembly, and shall, on conviction before the
Local Court, be liable to imprisonment for a term not exceeding six months or
to a fine not exceeding 5 penalty units, or both.
(2) Whosoever being armed
with any weapon or loaded arms, or with anything which used as a weapon of
offence is likely to cause death or grievous bodily harm, is a member of an
unlawful assembly, shall be liable, on conviction before the Local Court, to
imprisonment for a term not exceeding twelve months or to a fine not exceeding
10 penalty units, or both.
(3) Any assembly of five or more persons whose
common object is by means of intimidation or injury to compel any person to do
what the person is not legally bound to do or to abstain from doing what the
person is legally entitled to do, shall be deemed to be an unlawful assembly.
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