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 16.3   Meaning of Australia  

(1)  
For the purposes of the application of this Part to a particular primary offence, Australia has the same meaning it would have if it were used in a geographical sense in the provision creating the primary offence.

(2)  
For the purposes of the application of this Part to a particular ancillary offence, Australia has the same meaning it would have if it were used in a geographical sense in the provision creating the primary offence to which the ancillary offence relates.

(3)  
For the purposes of this Part, if a provision creating an offence extends to an external Territory, it is to be assumed that if the expression Australia were used in a geographical sense in that provision, that expression would include that external Territory.

(4)  
This section does not affect the meaning of the expressions Australian aircraft , Australian citizen or Australian ship .




This information is provided by CCH Australia Limited Link opens in new window. View the disclaimer and notice of copyright.