Criminal Code Act 1995

Schedule - The Criminal Code  

Section 3

CHAPTER 10 - NATIONAL INFRASTRUCTURE  

Part 10.5 - Postal services  

Division 471 - Postal offences  

Subdivision A - General postal offences  

SECTION 471.15   Causing an explosive, or a dangerous or harmful substance, to be carried by post   Offence

(1)  
A person commits an offence if:


(a) the person causes an article to be carried by post; and


(b) the article consists of, encloses or contains:


(i) an explosive; or

(ii) a dangerous or harmful substance or thing that the regulations say must not, without exception, be carried by post.

Penalty: Imprisonment for 10 years.

Geographical jurisdiction

(2)  
Section 15.3 (extended geographical jurisdiction - category C) applies to an offence against subsection (1) .




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