Section 309.10 Criminal Code Act | Procuring Children for Pre Trafficking Marketable Quantities of Precursors


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Section 309.10 of the Criminal Code Act 1995 (Cth) is Procuring Children for Pre Trafficking Marketable Quantities of Precursors and is extracted below.

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309.10 Procuring children for pre trafficking marketable quantities of controlled precursors
(1) A person commits an offence if:
(a) the person procures an individual to pre traffic in a quantity of a substance; and
(b) the individual is a child; and
(c) the substance is a controlled precursor; and
(d) the quantity is a marketable quantity.
Penalty: Imprisonment for life or 7,500 penalty units, or both.
(2) Strict liability applies to paragraph (1)(b).
(3) The fault element for paragraph (1)(c) is recklessness.
(4) Absolute liability applies to paragraph (1)(d).
Note: Section 313.4 provides a partial defence in relation to the matter in paragraph (1)(d).