Criminal Code Act 1995

Schedule - The Criminal Code  

Section 3

CHAPTER 10 - NATIONAL INFRASTRUCTURE  

Part 10.5 - Postal services  

Division 470 - Preliminary  

SECTION 470.1   470.1   Definitions  
In this Part:

AFP Minister
means the Minister administering the Australian Federal Police Act 1979 .

article
has the same meaning as in the Australian Postal Corporation Act 1989 .

article in the course of post
means an article that is being carried by post, and includes an article that has been collected or received by or on behalf of Australia Post for carriage by post, but has not been delivered by or on behalf of Australia Post.

Australia Post
means the Australian Postal Corporation.

carry
, in relation to an article, has the same meaning as in the Australian Postal Corporation Act 1989 .

carry by post
has the same meaning as in the Australian Postal Corporation Act 1989 .

constitutional corporation
means a corporation to which paragraph 51(xx) of the Constitution applies.

mail-receptacle
means a mail-bag, package, parcel, container, wrapper, receptacle or similar thing that:


(a) belongs to, or is in the possession of, Australia Post; and


(b) is used, or intended for use, in the carriage of articles by post (whether or not it actually contains such articles).

postage stamp
has the same meaning as in the Australian Postal Corporation Act 1989 .

postal message
means:


(a) a material record of an unwritten communication:


(i) carried by post; or

(ii) collected or received by Australia Post for carriage by post; or


(b) a material record issued by Australia Post as a record of an unwritten communication:


(i) carried by post; or

(ii) collected or received by Australia Post for carriage by post.

postal or similar service
means:


(a) a postal service (within the meaning of paragraph 51(v) of the Constitution); or


(b) a courier service, to the extent to which the service is a postal or other like service (within the meaning of paragraph 51(v) of the Constitution); or


(c) a packet or parcel carrying service, to the extent to which the service is a postal or other like service (within the meaning of paragraph 51(v) of the Constitution); or


(d) any other service that is a postal or other like service (within the meaning of paragraph 51(v) of the Constitution); or


(e) a courier service that is provided by a constitutional corporation; or


(f) a packet or parcel carrying service that is provided by a constitutional corporation; or


(g) a courier service that is provided in the course of, or in relation to, trade or commerce:


(i) between Australia and a place outside Australia; or

(ii) among the States; or

(iii) between a State and a Territory or between 2 Territories; or


(h) a packet or parcel carrying service that is provided in the course of, or in relation to, trade or commerce:


(i) between Australia and a place outside Australia; or

(ii) among the States; or

(iii) between a State and a Territory or between 2 Territories.

property
has the same meaning as in Chapter 7 .

unwritten communication
has the same meaning as in the Australian Postal Corporation Act 1989 .




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