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Crimes Act 1900 No 40
Current version for 1 July 2019 to date (accessed 18 September 2019 at 23:20)
315 Hindering investigation etc
(1) A person who does anything intending in any way to hinder:(a) the investigation of a serious indictable offence committed by another person, or(b) the discovery of evidence concerning a serious indictable offence committed by another person, oris liable to imprisonment for 7 years.(c) the apprehension of another person who has committed a serious indictable offence,(2) For the purposes of subsection (1), a person is to be considered to have committed a serious indictable offence if a public officer engaged in the detection or investigation of offenders suspects on reasonable grounds that a person has committed the offence.(3) It is not an offence against this section merely to refuse or fail to divulge information or produce evidence.