Criminal Code Act 1995

Schedule - The Criminal Code  

Section 3

CHAPTER 9 - DANGERS TO THE COMMUNITY  

Part 9.1 - Serious drug offences  

Division 307 - Import-export offences  

Subdivision A - Importing and exporting border controlled drugs or border controlled plants  

SECTION 307.1   Importing and exporting commercial quantities of border controlled drugs or border controlled plants  

(1)  
A person commits an offence if:


(a) the person imports or exports a substance; and


(b) the substance is a border controlled drug or border controlled plant; and


(c) the quantity imported or exported is a commercial quantity.

Penalty: Imprisonment for life or 7,500 penalty units, or both.

(2)  
The fault element for paragraph (1)(b) is recklessness.

(3)  
Absolute liability applies to paragraph (1)(c).




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