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 71.17   Exclusion of this Division if State/Territory laws provide for corresponding offences  

(1)  
A State or Territory court does not have jurisdiction to determine a charge of an offence under this Division if the conduct constituting the offence also constitutes an offence (the State offence ) against the law of that State or Territory.

(2)  
If:


(a) a prosecution is brought against a person under this Division; and


(b) a court finds that there is a corresponding State offence;

then this section does not prevent the person from being prosecuted for the State offence.




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