Criminal Code Act 1995

Schedule - The Criminal Code  

Section 3

CHAPTER 5 - THE SECURITY OF THE COMMONWEALTH  

Part 5.2 - Espionage and related offences  

Division 92 - Foreign interference  

Subdivision C - Foreign interference involving foreign intelligence agencies  

SECTION 92.11   92.11   Defence  


It is a defence to a prosecution for an offence by a person against this Subdivision that the person engaged in the conduct:


(a) in accordance with a law of the Commonwealth; or


(b) in accordance with an arrangement or agreement to which the Commonwealth is party; or


(c) in the person ' s capacity as a public official.

Note:

A defendant bears an evidential burden in relation to the matters in this section (see subsection 13.3(3) ).




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