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Contents (1900 - 40)
Crimes Act 1900 No 40
Current version for 21 March 2018 to date (accessed 22 May 2018 at 12:20)
Part 1 Section 7
7   “Possession” when criminal
Where by this or any other Act the unlawful receiving of any property, or its possession without lawful cause or excuse, is expressed to be an offence, every person shall be deemed to have such property in his or her possession within the meaning of such Act who:
(a)  has any such property in his or her custody, or
(b)  knowingly has any such property in the custody of another person, or
(c)  knowingly has any such property in a house, building, lodging, apartment, field, or other place, whether belonging to or occupied by himself or herself or not, and whether such property is there had or placed for his or her own use, or the use of another.