Criminal Code Act 1995

Schedule - The Criminal Code  

Section 3

CHAPTER 9 - DANGERS TO THE COMMUNITY  

Part 9.1 - Serious drug offences  

Division 309 - Drug offences involving children  

SECTION 309.8   Procuring children for trafficking controlled drugs  

(1)  
A person commits an offence if:


(a) the person procures an individual to traffic in a substance; and


(b) the individual is a child; and


(c) the substance is a controlled drug.

Penalty: Imprisonment for 25 years or 5,000 penalty units, or both.

(2)  
Strict liability applies to paragraph (1)(b).

(3)  
The fault element for paragraph (1)(c) is recklessness.




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