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 92.9   92.9   Knowingly funding or being funded by foreign intelligence agency  


A person commits an offence if:


(a) the person:


(i) directly or indirectly receives or obtains funds from, or directly or indirectly makes funds available to, an organisation or a person acting on behalf of an organisation; or

(ii) directly or indirectly collects funds for or on behalf of an organisation or a person acting on behalf of an organisation; and


(b) the person knows that the organisation is a foreign intelligence agency.

Note:

An alternative verdict may be available for an offence against this section (see section 93.5 ).

Penalty: Imprisonment for 15 years.




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