Section 309.4 Criminal Code Act | Supplying Drugs to Children for Trafficking


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Section 309.4 of the Criminal Code Act 1995 (Cth) is Supplying Drugs to Children for Trafficking and is extracted below.

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309.4 Supplying controlled drugs to children for trafficking
(1) A person commits an offence if:
(a) the person supplies a substance to an individual; and
(b) the individual is a child; and
(c) the substance is a controlled drug; and
(d) the person supplies the controlled drug believing that the child intends to sell any of it.
Penalty: Imprisonment for 25 years or 5,000 penalty units, or both.
(2) Strict liability applies to paragraph (1)(b).
(3) The fault element for paragraph (1)(c) is recklessness.