Criminal Code Act 1995

Schedule - The Criminal Code  

Section 3

CHAPTER 7 - THE PROPER ADMINISTRATION OF GOVERNMENT  

Part 7.5 - Unwarranted demands  

Division 138 - Preliminary  

SECTION 138.1   Unwarranted demand with menaces  

(1)  
For the purposes of this Part, a person (the first person ) makes an unwarranted demand with menaces of another person if, and only if:


(a) the first person makes a demand with menaces of the other person; and


(b) the first person does not believe that he or she has reasonable grounds for making the demand; and


(c) the first person does not reasonably believe that the use of the menaces is a proper means of reinforcing the demand.

(2)  
This Part applies to a demand whether or not it is for property.

(3)  
This Part applies to a demand with menaces, whether or not the menaces relate to conduct to be engaged in by the person making the demand.




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