Section 471.15 Criminal Code Act | Cause Explosive to be Carried by Post


Section 471.15 of the Criminal Code Act 1995 (Cth) is Cause Explosive to be Carried by Post and is extracted below.

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The Legislation

471.15 Causing an explosive, or a dangerous or harmful substance, to be carried by post


(1) A person is guilty of an offence if:

(a) the person causes an article to be carried by post; and

(b) the article consists of, encloses or contains:

(i) an explosive; or

(ii) a dangerous or harmful substance or thing that the regulations say must not, without exception, be carried by post.

Penalty: Imprisonment for 10 years.

Geographical jurisdiction

(2) Section 15.3 (extended geographical jurisdiction—category C) applies to an offence against subsection (1).