Section 307.1 Criminal Code Act | Importing Commercial Quantity of Drugs

The Legislation

Section 307.1 of the Criminal Code Act 1995 (Cth) is Importing Commercial Quantity of Drugs and is extracted below.

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307.1 Importing and exporting commercial quantities of border controlled drugs or border controlled plants
(1) A person commits an offence if:
(a) the person imports or exports a substance; and
(b) the substance is a border controlled drug or border controlled plant; and
(c) the quantity imported or exported is a commercial quantity.
Penalty: Imprisonment for life or 7,500 penalty units, or both.
(2) The fault element for paragraph (1)(b) is recklessness.
(3) Absolute liability applies to paragraph (1)(c).