Criminal Code Act 1995

Schedule - The Criminal Code  

Section 3

CHAPTER 8 - OFFENCES AGAINST HUMANITY AND RELATED OFFENCES  

Division 270 - Slavery and slavery-like offences  

Subdivision C - Slavery-like offences  

SECTION 270.7C   270.7C   Offence of debt bondage  
A person commits an offence of debt bondage if:


(a) the person engages in conduct that causes another person to enter into debt bondage; and


(b) the person intends to cause the other person to enter into debt bondage.

Penalty:


(a) in the case of an aggravated offence (see section 270.8 ) - imprisonment for 7 years; or


(b) in any other case - imprisonment for 4 years.




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