Criminal Code Act 1995

Schedule - The Criminal Code  

Section 3

CHAPTER 4 - THE INTEGRITY AND SECURITY OF THE INTERNATIONAL COMMUNITY AND FOREIGN GOVERNMENTS  

Division 71 - Offences against United Nations and associated personnel  

SECTION 71.10   Unlawful detention of UN or associated person  

(1)  
A person commits an offence if:


(a) the person takes or detains another person without that other person ' s consent; and


(b) that other person is a UN or associated person; and


(c) the UN or associated person is engaged in a UN operation that is not a UN enforcement action.

Penalty: Imprisonment for 5 years.

Penalty (aggravated offence): Imprisonment for 6 years.

Note 1:

Section 71.23 defines UN enforcement action , UN operation and UN or associated person .

Note 2:

Section 71.13 defines aggravated offence .

(2)  
Strict liability applies to paragraphs (1)(b) and (c).




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