Other Criminal Offences – VIC

Welcome to the VIC Being disguised with unlawful intent article page. Everything you need to know about Being disguised with unlawful intent according to VIC law.

What the Law States according to VIC Law for Being disguised with unlawful intent

According to VIC Law for the charge of Being disguised with unlawful intent,

Summary Offences Act 1966 – SECT 49C
Being disguised with unlawful intent

49C. Being disguised with unlawful intent

A person must not with unlawful intent-

(a) be disguised or have a blackened face; or

(b) have an article of disguise in his or her custody or possession.

The Maximum Penalty – Being disguised with unlawful intent

According to VIC Law for the charge of Being disguised with unlawful intent, 2 years.

What the Police must prove according to VIC Law for Being disguised with unlawful intent

1. That the accused was disguised or had a blackened face or
2. Had an article of disguise in their possession
3. Did have an unlawful intent at that time

Possible Defences under VIC Law – Being disguised with unlawful intent

(1) Not a disguise
(2) No intent
(3) Factual dispute
(4) Identification dispute
(5) Necessity

In VIC which court will hear the matter – Being disguised with unlawful intent

Magistrates’ Court

 

Date: 09/01/2009