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Crimes Act 1900 No 40
Current version for 1 July 2019 to date (accessed 26 August 2019 at 19:03)
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.