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Crimes Act 1900 No 40
Current version for 28 February 2019 to date (accessed 20 June 2019 at 02:51)
118 Intent to return property no defence
Where, on the trial of a person for larceny, it appears that the accused appropriated the property in question to the accused’s own use, or for the accused’s own benefit, or that of another, but intended eventually to restore the same, or in the case of money to return an equivalent amount, such person shall not by reason only thereof be entitled to acquittal.