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1
Q

What is the act, Sec and penalty

A

S267(1)(c) CA61

14yrs

2
Q

What the 4 elements

A

1- intentionally

2- damaged by fire
OR
by means of explosives

3- Any immovable property or vehicle OR ship OR aircraft

4- With intent to obtain any benefit
OR
cause loss to any other person

3
Q

obtain

A

Obtain- S217 CA61

- Means to obtain or retain for themselves or any other person

4
Q

benefit

A

Benefit-S267(4) CA 61

- Any benefit pecuniary advantage, privilege, property, service or valuable consideration

5
Q

Loss

plus case law

A

Loss- R v Morley

- Loss is assessed by the extent to which the victim position to the offence has been diminished or impaired

6
Q

Person (relating to scenario)

A

Person- S2 CA 61
- Legislation provides a wide definition of the term person that incorporates not only real people but also companies and other organisations

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