Section 273.5 Criminal Code Act | Child Pornography Outside Australia


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Section 273.5 of the Criminal Code Act 1995 (Cth) is Child Pornography Outside Australia and is extracted below.

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The Legislation

273.5 Possessing, controlling, producing, distributing or obtaining child pornography material outside Australia

(1) A person commits an offence if:

(a) the person:

(i) has possession or control of material; or

(ii) produces, distributes or obtains material; or

(iii) facilitates the production or distribution of material; and

(b) the material is child pornography material; and

(c) the conduct referred to in paragraph (a) occurs outside Australia.

Penalty: Imprisonment for 15 years.

(2) Absolute liability applies to paragraph (1)(c).

Note: For absolute liability, see section 6.2.

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