Criminal Code Act 1995

Schedule - The Criminal Code  

Section 3

CHAPTER 10 - NATIONAL INFRASTRUCTURE  

Part 10.5 - Postal services  

Division 471 - Postal offences  

Subdivision B - Offences relating to use of postal or similar service for child pornography material or child abuse material  

SECTION 471.17   Possessing, controlling, producing, supplying or obtaining child pornography material for use through a postal or similar service  

(1)  
A person commits an offence if:


(a) the person:


(i) has possession or control of material; or

(ii) produces, supplies or obtains material; and


(b) the material is child pornography material; and


(c) the person has that possession or control, or engages in that production, supply or obtaining, with the intention that the material be used:


(i) by that person; or

(ii) by another person;
in committing an offence against section 471.16 (using a postal or similar service for child pornography material).

Penalty: Imprisonment for 15 years.

(2)  
A person may be found guilty of an offence against subsection (1) even if committing the offence against section 471.16 (using a postal or similar service for child pornography material) is impossible.

(3)  
It is not an offence to attempt to commit an offence against subsection (1).




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