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Contents >> Division 08 >> SUBDIVISION 081 MOTOR VEHICLE THEFT AND RELATED OFFENCES

SUBDIVISION 081 MOTOR VEHICLE THEFT AND RELATED OFFENCES

The taking of another person’s motor vehicle illegally and without permission, with the intent of temporarily or permanently depriving the owner/possessor of the use of the motor vehicle. Additionally, the taking of another person’s motor vehicle parts or its contents illegally, whether or not this also involves the taking of the motor vehicle.

This subdivision is further disaggregated on the basis of whether or not the taking of another person’s motor vehicle was intended to be a temporary or permanent action, or whether it was merely the vehicle’s parts or contents that were taken.

For the purposes of this subdivision the definition of a motor vehicle is any self-propelled vehicle that runs on the land surface and is eligible for registration for use on public roads. This includes, but is not limited to: car, motorcycle, motorised caravan/campervan, truck, lorry, tractor, bus, grader, etc.

Offences in this subdivision are classified into the following groups:

    0811 Theft of a motor vehicle
    0812 Illegal use of a motor vehicle
    0813 Theft of motor vehicle parts or contents

    Exclusions:
    Tamper with a motor vehicle (where no property is stolen). These are coded to Group 1219, Property damage, nec.
    Offences relating to the operation of a stolen motor vehicle. These are coded to the relevant groups within Division 14, Traffic and vehicle regulatory offences.


    0811 Theft of a motor vehicle

    The taking of another person’s motor vehicle (as defined at the beginning of this subdivision) illegally and without permission, with the intent of permanently depriving the owner or possessor of the use of the motor vehicle.

    Inclusions:
    Theft of a motor vehicle from motor vehicle retailers

    Exclusions:
    Theft of a tram, train, ship, aircraft, vessel or any other vehicle not included in the definition of motor vehicle at the beginning of this division. These are coded to Group 0829, Theft (except motor vehicles), nec.
    Use/take a motor vehicle temporarily without consent. These are coded to Group 0812, Illegal use of a motor vehicle.
    Unlawfully take parts or contents from another person’s motor vehicle (as defined at the beginning of this subdivision) illegally and without permission. These are coded to Group 0813, Theft of motor vehicle parts or contents.


    0812 Illegal use of a motor vehicle

    The taking of another person’s motor vehicle (as defined at the beginning of this subdivision) illegally and without permission, with the intent of temporarily depriving the owner or possessor of the use of the motor vehicle.

    Exclusions:
    Theft of a tram, train, ship, aircraft, vessel or any other vehicle not included in the definition of motor vehicle at the beginning of this division. These are coded to Group 0829, Theft (except motor vehicles), nec.
    Permanently take a motor vehicle without consent. These are coded to Group 0811, Theft of a motor vehicle.


    0813 Theft of motor vehicle parts or contents

    The unlawful taking of parts or contents from another person’s motor vehicle (as defined at the start of this subdivision) illegally and without permission.

    Inclusions:
    Theft from a motor vehicle

    Exclusions:
    The fraudulent conversion of a motor vehicle. These are coded to Group 0991, Dishonest conversion.
    Theft of a tram, train, ship, aircraft, vessel or any other vehicle not included in the definition of motor vehicle at the beginning of this division. These are coded to Group 0829, Theft (except motor vehicles), nec.



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