Criminal Code Act 1995

Schedule - The Criminal Code  

Section 3


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  

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.

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

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

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