Crimes Act 1900 No 40
Current version for 23 October 2014 to date (accessed 28 November 2014 at 22:00)
Part 4Division 5Section 124

124   Fraudulent appropriation

Where, upon the trial of a person for larceny, it appears:
(a)  that the person had fraudulently appropriated to his or her own use or that of another, the property in respect of which the person is indicted, although the person had not originally taken the property with any fraudulent intent, or
(b)  that the person had fraudulently retained the property in order to secure a reward for its restoration,
the jury may return a verdict accordingly, and thereupon the person shall be liable to imprisonment for two years, or to a fine of 20 penalty units, or both.
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