Criminal Code Act 1995

Schedule - The Criminal Code  

Section 3

CHAPTER 4 - THE INTEGRITY AND SECURITY OF THE INTERNATIONAL COMMUNITY AND FOREIGN GOVERNMENTS  

Division 72 - Explosives and lethal devices  

Subdivision B - Plastic explosives  

SECTION 72.14   Manufacturing unmarked plastic explosives etc.  

(1)  
A person commits an offence if:


(a) the person:


(i) engages in the manufacture of a substance; or

(ii) exercises control or direction over the manufacture of a substance; and


(b) the substance is a plastic explosive; and


(c) the plastic explosive breaches the first marking requirement; and


(d) the manufacture is not authorised under section 72.18 .

Penalty: Imprisonment for 10 years.

(2)  
The fault element for paragraph (1)(b) is recklessness.

(3)  
Strict liability applies to paragraphs (1)(c) and (d).

Note 1:

For the marking requirements, see section 72.33 .

Note 2:

For defences, see section 72.16 .


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