Criminal Code Act 1995

Schedule - The Criminal Code  

Section 3


Part 10.7 - Computer offences  

Division 477 - Serious computer offences  

SECTION 477.3   Unauthorised impairment of electronic communication  

A person commits an offence if:

(a) the person causes any unauthorised impairment of electronic communication to or from a computer; and

(b) the person knows that the impairment is unauthorised.

(c) (Repealed by No 120 of 2012)

Penalty: 10 years imprisonment.

(Repealed by No 120 of 2012)

A conviction for an offence against this section is an alternative verdict to a charge for an offence against section 477.2 (unauthorised modification of data to cause impairment).

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