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CRIMES ACT 1900 - SECT 93X
(1) A person (other than a person under the age of 14 years) who--
habitually consorts with convicted offenders, and
(b) consorts with those
convicted offenders after having been given an official warning in relation to
each of those convicted offenders, is guilty of an offence.
penalty--Imprisonment for 3 years, or a fine of 150 penalty units, or both.
(2) A person does not
"habitually consort" with convicted offenders unless--
(a) the person consorts
with at least 2 convicted offenders (whether on the same or separate
(b) the person consorts with each convicted offender on at
least 2 occasions.
"official warning" is a warning given by a police officer (orally or in
writing) to the effect that--
(a) a certain person is a convicted offender,
(b) habitually consorting with convicted offenders is an offence.
official warning ceases to have effect for the purposes of subsection (1)--
(a) if the warning is given to a person under the age of 18 years--6 months
after the warning is given, or
(b) in any other case--2 years after the
warning is given.
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