Section 204 Crimes Act | Destruction of Aircraft or Vessel with Intent


Section 204 of the Crimes Act is the offence of Destruction of Aircraft or Vessel with Intent and is extracted below.

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The Legislation

Section 204 of the Crimes Act 1900 deals with the offence of ‘Destruction of Aircraft or Vessel with Intent’ and reads as follows:

204 Destruction of, or damage to, an aircraft or vessel with intent or reckless indifference

Any person who:

(a) with intent to cause the death of a person, or
(b) with reckless indifference for the safety of the life of a person,
destroys or damages an aircraft or vessel is liable to imprisonment for 25 years.