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 471.3   471.3   Taking or concealing of mail-receptacles, articles or postal messages  


A person commits an offence if the person dishonestly takes or conceals:


(a) a mail-receptacle; or


(b) an article in the course of post (including an article that appears to have been lost or wrongly delivered by or on behalf of Australia Post or lost in the course of delivery to Australia Post); or


(c) a postal message.

Penalty: Imprisonment for 5 years.




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