CRIMES ACT 1914

Part VIIA - Offences relating to postal services  

SECTION 85T   85T   Sending false postal messages  
A person shall not:


(a) intentionally and without a person's authority, submit, or cause to be submitted, to Australia Post as a postal message signed or to be sent by the person, a postal message that was not so signed or to be sent;


(b) intentionally submit, or cause to be submitted, to Australia Post a postal message signed with the name of a fictitious person;


(c) intentionally and without the authority of the person sending a postal message, alter the postal message; or


(d) intentionally write, issue or deliver a document purporting to be a postal message that has been carried by post knowing that it is not such a message.

Penalty: Imprisonment for 1 year.




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