Criminal Code Act 1995

Schedule - The Criminal Code  

Section 3

CHAPTER 7 - THE PROPER ADMINISTRATION OF GOVERNMENT  

Part 7.3 - Fraudulent conduct  

Division 134 - Obtaining property or a financial advantage by deception  

SECTION 134.2   Obtaining a financial advantage by deception  

(1)  
A person commits an offence if:


(a) the person, by a deception, dishonestly obtains a financial advantage from another person; and


(b) the other person is a Commonwealth entity.

Penalty: Imprisonment for 10 years.

(2)  
Absolute liability applies to the paragraph (1)(b) element of the offence.




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