Criminal Code Act 1995

Schedule - The Criminal Code  

Section 3

CHAPTER 10 - NATIONAL INFRASTRUCTURE  

Part 10.7 - Computer offences  

Division 478 - Other computer offences  

SECTION 478.1   Unauthorised access to, or modification of, restricted data  

(1)  
A person commits an offence if:


(a) the person causes any unauthorised access to, or modification of, restricted data; and


(b) the person intends to cause the access or modification; and


(c) the person knows that the access or modification is unauthorised.


(d) (Repealed by No 120 of 2012)

Penalty: 2 years imprisonment.

(2)  
(Repealed by No 120 of 2012)

(3)  
In this section:

restricted data
means data:


(a) held in a computer; and


(b) to which access is restricted by an access control system associated with a function of the computer.




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