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Contents (1900 - 40)
Crimes Act 1900 No 40
Current version for 25 September 2017 to date (accessed 24 October 2017 at 16:38)
Part 3 Division 8 Section 56
56   Obstructing member of the clergy in discharge of his or her duties
Whosoever:
by threats or force prevents, or endeavours to prevent, any member of the clergy, or other person duly authorised in that behalf, from officiating in a place of divine worship, or from the performance of his or her duty in the lawful burial of the dead in a burial-place, or
strikes, or offers any violence to, any member of the clergy, or minister engaged in, or to the knowledge of the offender about to engage in, any of the duties aforesaid, or going to perform the same,
shall be liable to imprisonment for two years.