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Contents >> Division 09 >> DIVISION 09 - FRAUD, DECEPTION AND RELATED OFFENCES

DIVISION 09 - FRAUD, DECEPTION AND RELATED OFFENCES

Offences involving a dishonest act or omission carried out with the purpose of deceiving to obtain a benefit.

This division is disaggregated into subdivisions on the basis of the type of fraud or deception involved.

Offences in this division are classified into the following subdivisions:

    091 Obtain benefit by deception
    092 Forgery and counterfeiting
    093 Deceptive business/government practices
    099 Other fraud and deception offences

    Inclusions:
    Utter a forged/counterfeit document
    Unlicensed person practicing a trade/profession
    Identity fraud
    Conspiracy to defraud

    Exclusions:
    Deceive a witness. These are coded to Group 1561, Subvert the course of justice.
    Deception offences relating to weapons and explosives, other than those relating to licensing. These offences are coded to the relevant groups within Division 11, Prohibited and regulated weapons and explosives offences.


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