Criminal Code Act 1995

Schedule - The Criminal Code  

Section 3

CHAPTER 2 - GENERAL PRINCIPLES OF CRIMINAL RESPONSIBILITY  

Part 2.7 - Geographical jurisdiction  

Division 16 - Miscellaneous  

SECTION 16.2   When conduct taken to occur partly in Australia   Sending things

(1)  
For the purposes of this Part, if a person sends a thing, or causes a thing to be sent:


(a) from a point outside Australia to a point in Australia; or


(b) from a point in Australia to a point outside Australia;

that conduct is taken to have occurred partly in Australia.

Sending electronic communications

(2)  
For the purposes of this Part, if a person sends, or causes to be sent, an electronic communication:


(a) from a point outside Australia to a point in Australia; or


(b) from a point in Australia to a point outside Australia;

that conduct is taken to have occurred partly in Australia.

Point

(3)  
For the purposes of this section, point includes a mobile or potentially mobile point, whether on land, underground, in the atmosphere, underwater, at sea or anywhere else.




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