Section 307.11 Criminal Code Act | Importing Commercial Quantity of Precursors


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Section 307.11 of the Criminal Code Act 1995 (Cth) is Importing Commercial Quantity of Precursors and is extracted below.

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307.11 Importing and exporting commercial quantities of border controlled precursors
(1) A person commits an offence if:
(a) the person imports or exports a substance; and
(b) either or both of the following apply:
(i) the person intends to use any of the substance to manufacture a controlled drug;
(ii) the person believes that another person intends to use any of the substance to manufacture a controlled drug; and
(c) the substance is a border controlled precursor; and
(d) the quantity imported or exported is a commercial quantity.
Penalty: Imprisonment for 25 years or 5,000 penalty units, or both.
(2) The fault element for paragraph (1)(c) is recklessness.
(3) Absolute liability applies to paragraph (1)(d).