Section 103.2 Criminal Code Act | Financing a Terrorist


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The Legislation

Section 103.2 of the Criminal Code Act 1995 (Cth) is Financing a Terrorist and is extracted below.

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103.2  Financing a terrorist

(1)  A person commits an offence if:

(a)  the person intentionally:

(i)  makes funds available to another person (whether directly or indirectly); or

(ii)  collects funds for, or on behalf of, another person (whether directly or indirectly); and

(b)  the first-mentioned person is reckless as to whether the other person will use the funds to facilitate or engage in a terrorist act.

Penalty:  Imprisonment for life.

(2)  A person commits an offence under subsection (1) even if:

(a)  a terrorist act does not occur; or

(b)  the funds will not be used to facilitate or engage in a specific terrorist act; or

(c)        the funds will be used to facilitate or engage in more than one terrorist act.