Section 471.19 Criminal Code Act | Using Postal Service for Child Abuse Material


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Section 471.19 of the Criminal Code Act 1995 (Cth) is Using Postal Service for Child Abuse Material and is extracted below.

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471.19 Using a postal or similar service for child abuse material

(1) A person commits an offence if:

(a) the person causes an article to be carried by a postal or similar service; and

(b) the article is, or contains, child abuse material.

Penalty: Imprisonment for 15 years.

(2) A person commits an offence if:

(a) the person requests another person to cause an article to be carried by a postal or similar service; and

(b) the article is, or contains, child abuse material.

Penalty: Imprisonment for 15 years.