Criminal Code Act 1995

Schedule - The Criminal Code  

Section 3

CHAPTER 8 - OFFENCES AGAINST HUMANITY AND RELATED OFFENCES  

Division 273 - Offences involving child abuse material outside Australia  

Subdivision B - Offences committed overseas involving child abuse material  

SECTION 273.6   Possessing, controlling, producing, distributing or obtaining child abuse material outside Australia  

(1)  
A person commits an offence if:


(a) the person:


(i) has possession or control of material; or

(ii) produces, distributes or obtains material; or

(iii) facilitates the production or distribution of material; and


(b) the material is child abuse material; and


(c) the conduct referred to in paragraph (a) occurs outside Australia.

Penalty: Imprisonment for 15 years.

(2)  
Absolute liability applies to paragraph (1)(c).

Note:

For absolute liability, see section 6.2 .


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