Crimes Amendment (Offensive Weapons) Act 1999 No 21

An Act to amend the Crimes Act 1900 in relation to offensive weapons.
1   Name of Act
This Act is the Crimes Amendment (Offensive Weapons) Act 1999.
2   Commencement
This Act commences on a day or days to be appointed by proclamation.
3   Amendment of Crimes Act 1900 No 40
The Crimes Act 1900 is amended as set out in Schedule 1.
Schedule 1 Amendments
(Section 3)
[1]   Section 4 Definitions
Omit the definitions of Offensive weapon and Offensive weapon, or instrument from section 4 (1). Insert instead:
Offensive weapon or instrument means:
(a)  a dangerous weapon, or
(b)  any thing that is made or adapted for offensive purposes, or
(c)  any thing that, in the circumstances, is used, intended for use or threatened to be used for offensive purposes, whether or not it is ordinarily used for offensive purposes or is capable of causing harm.
[2]   Section 4 (1)
Omit the definitions of Weapon and Weapon, or instrument.