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 72.17   Packaging requirements for plastic explosives  

(1)  
A person commits an offence if:


(a) the person manufactures a substance; and


(b) the substance is a plastic explosive; and


(c) within 24 hours after the manufacture of the plastic explosive, the person does not cause the plastic explosive to be contained, enclosed or packaged in a wrapper with:


(i) the expression " PLASTIC EXPLOSIVE " (in upper-case lettering); and

(ii) the date of manufacture of the plastic explosive; and

(iii) if the plastic explosive is of a prescribed type - that type; and

(iv) if the plastic explosive contains a detection agent for the purpose of meeting the first marking requirement - the name of the detection agent; and

(v) if the plastic explosive contains a detection agent for the purpose of meeting the first marking requirement - the concentration of the detection agent in the plastic explosive at the time of manufacture, expressed as a percentage by mass;
legibly displayed on the outer surface of the wrapper.

Penalty: Imprisonment for 2 years.

(2)  
The fault element for paragraphs (1)(b) and (c) is recklessness.




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