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Crimes Act 1900 No 40
Current version for 1 July 2019 to date (accessed 19 August 2019 at 17:33)
(1) For the purposes of this Part, the necessary geographical nexus is the geographical nexus required by section 10C.(2) For the purposes of this Part, the place in which an offence is committed is the place in which the physical elements of the offence occur.(3) For the purposes of this Part, the place in which an offence has an effect includes:(a) any place whose peace, order or good government is threatened by the offence, and(b) any place in which the offence would have an effect (or would cause such a threat) if the criminal activity concerned were carried out.(4) A reference in this Part to the State includes a reference to the coastal waters of the State in which the criminal law of the State applies (including in any part of the adjacent area of the State in which the substantive criminal law of the State applies by force of the law of the State or of the Commonwealth in accordance with the Crimes at Sea Act 1998).