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Crimes Act 1900 No 40
Current version for 1 July 2019 to date (accessed 26 August 2019 at 19:02)
Part 4AD Division 2 Section 199
199   Threatening to destroy or damage property
(1)  A person who, without lawful excuse, makes a threat to another, with the intention of causing that other to fear that the threat would be carried out:
(a)  to destroy or damage property belonging to that other or to a third person, or
(b)  to destroy or damage the first-mentioned person’s own property in a way which that person knows will or is likely to endanger the life of, or to cause bodily injury to, that other or a third person,
is liable to imprisonment for 5 years.
(2)  A person who, during a public disorder and without lawful excuse, makes a threat to another, with the intention of causing that other to fear that the threat would be carried out:
(a)  to destroy or damage property belonging to that other or to a third person, or
(b)  to destroy or damage the first-mentioned person’s own property in a way which that person knows will or is likely to endanger the life of, or to cause bodily injury to, that other or a third person,
is liable to imprisonment for 7 years.