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CRIMINAL CODE 1899 - SECT 443D

Using or disclosing knowledge of match-fixing conduct or match-fixing arrangement for betting

443D Using or disclosing knowledge of match-fixing conduct or match-fixing arrangement for betting

(1) A person who has knowledge of match-fixing conduct or a match-fixing arrangement in relation to a sporting event or sporting contingency and—
(a) makes a relevant bet in relation to the event or contingency; or
(b) encourages another person to make a relevant bet in relation to the event or contingency; or
(c) discloses the knowledge to another person who the first person knows, or ought reasonably to know, would be likely to make a relevant bet in relation to the event or contingency;
commits a crime.
Penalty—
Maximum penalty—10 years imprisonment.
(2) For subsection (1) (b) or (c) , it does not matter whether a person mentioned in that paragraph makes a relevant bet in relation to the event or contingency.
(3) In this section—

"relevant bet" , in relation to a sporting event or a sporting contingency, means a bet on the outcome of the event or the happening of the sporting contingency on behalf of any person.



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