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CRIMINAL CODE 1899 - SECT 443B

Facilitating match-fixing conduct or match-fixing arrangement

443B Facilitating match-fixing conduct or match-fixing arrangement

(1) A person who facilitates match-fixing conduct or a match-fixing arrangement in relation to a sporting event or the happening of a sporting contingency for the purpose of—
(a) obtaining or receiving a pecuniary benefit for any person; or
(b) causing a pecuniary detriment to any person;
commits a crime.
Penalty—
Maximum penalty—10 years imprisonment.
(2) For subsection (1) , a person
"facilitates" match-fixing conduct or a match-fixing arrangement if the person agrees or offers to—
(a) engage in the match-fixing conduct; or
(b) participate in the match-fixing arrangement; or
(c) encourage another person to—
(i) engage in the match-fixing conduct; or
(ii) participate in the match-fixing arrangement.
(3) For subsection (1) , it does not matter whether any person—
(a) engages in the match-fixing conduct; or
(b) obtains or receives a pecuniary benefit; or
(c) causes or suffers a pecuniary detriment.



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