Section 372.3 Criminal Code Act | Dealing of Equipment for Identification Documentation


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The Legislation

Section 372.3 of the Criminal Code Act 1995 (Cth) is Dealing of Equipment for Identification Documentation and is extracted below.

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372.3 Possession of equipment used to make identification documentation

(1) A person (the first person) commits an offence if:

(a) the first person possesses equipment; and

(b) the first person intends that any person (whether or not the first person) will use the equipment to make identification documentation; and

(c) the first person intends that any person (whether or not referred to in paragraph (b)) will use the identification documentation to engage in conduct; and

(d) the conduct referred to in paragraph (c) constitutes an offence against section 372.1.

Penalty:  Imprisonment for 3 years.

(2) Absolute liability applies to the paragraph (1)(d) element of the offence.

Note:      For absolute liability, see section 6.2.