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Is the fixed ball in our courts? The criminalisation of match-fixing under the Crimes (Match-Fixing) Amendment Act 2014

@inproceedings{Fookes2015IsTF,
  title={Is the fixed ball in our courts? The criminalisation of match-fixing under the Crimes (Match-Fixing) Amendment Act 2014},
  author={Zane Fookes},
  year={2015}
}
In sport, match-fixing occurs when the result or a particular part of a match is manipulated, removing the uncertainty integral to sporting contests. Match-fixing was criminalised by the New Zealand legislature in the Crimes (Match-Fixing) Amendment Act 2014. This amendment introduces the Crimes Act 1961, s 240A, which expands the definition of ‘deception’ under s 240 to include match-fixing. The amendment legislation was enacted with a number of laudable aims, primarily focused on protecting… 

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