Criminal Code Act 1995

Schedule - The Criminal Code  

Section 3


Part 5.2 - Espionage and related offences  

Division 91 - Espionage  

Subdivision A - Espionage  

SECTION 91.5   Matters affecting sentencing for offence against subsection 91.1(1)  

In determining the sentence to be passed in respect of a person for an offence against subsection 91.1(1) (punishable by life imprisonment), the court must take into account any circumstances set out in paragraph 91.6(1)(b) that exist in relation to the commission of the offence.

However, the court need only take the circumstances into account so far as the circumstances are known to the court and relevant.

The circumstances are in addition to any other matters the court must take into account (for example, the matters mentioned in section 16A of the Crimes Act 1914 ).

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