Section 103.1 Criminal Code Act | Financing Terrorism


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The Legislation

Section 103.1 of the Criminal Code Act 1995 (Cth) is Financing Terrorism and is extracted below.

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103.1  Financing terrorism

(1)  A person commits an offence if:

(a)  the person provides or collects funds; and

(b)  the person is reckless as to whether the funds will be used to facilitate or engage in a terrorist act.

Penalty:  Imprisonment for life.

Note:          Intention is the fault element for the conduct described in paragraph (1)(a). See subsection 5.6(1).

(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.