Criminal Code Act 1995

Schedule - The Criminal Code  

Section 3

CHAPTER 7 - THE PROPER ADMINISTRATION OF GOVERNMENT  

Part 7.5 - Unwarranted demands  

Division 139 - Unwarranted demands  

SECTION 139.1   139.1   Unwarranted demands of a Commonwealth public official  
A person commits an offence if:


(a) the person makes an unwarranted demand with menaces of another person; and


(b) the demand or the menaces are directly or indirectly related to:


(i) the other person ' s capacity as a Commonwealth public official; or

(ii) any influence the other person has in the other person ' s capacity as a Commonwealth public official; and


(c) the first-mentioned person does so with the intention of:


(i) obtaining a gain; or

(ii) causing a loss; or

(iii) influencing the official in the exercise of the official ' s duties as a Commonwealth public official.

Penalty: Imprisonment for 12 years.




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