The offence of larceny under section 117 of the Crimes Act 1900 (NSW) carries a maximum penalty of 5 years imprisonment. The prosecution must prove that:
The offence of larceny by clerk under section 156 of the Crimes Act 1900 (NSW) carries a maximum penalty of 10 years imprisonment, depending on the value of the property stolen. The prosecution must prove, in addition to the points above that you were a ‘clerk’ or ‘servant’ which means an employee or contractor. The type of conduct that may be alleged includes:
Other theft offences include:
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