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CRIMINAL CODE 1899 - SECT 140
Attempting to pervert justice
140 Attempting to pervert justice
(1) A person who attempts to obstruct, prevent, pervert, or defeat the course
of justice is guilty of a crime.
Maximum penalty—7 years
(2) The Penalties and Sentences Act 1992 , section 161Q
states a circumstance of aggravation for an offence against this section.
An indictment charging an offence against this section with the circumstance
of aggravation stated in the Penalties and Sentences Act 1992 , section 161Q
may not be presented without the consent of a Crown Law Officer.
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