Section 102.2 Criminal Code Act | Directing Terrorist Organisation


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Section 102.2 of the Criminal Code Act 1995 (Cth) is Directing Terrorist Organisation and is extracted below.

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The Legislation

102.2  Directing the activities of a terrorist organisation

(1)  A person commits an offence if:

(a)  the person intentionally directs the activities of an organisation; and

(b)  the organisation is a terrorist organisation; and

(c)  the person knows the organisation is a terrorist organisation.

Penalty:  Imprisonment for 25 years.

(2)  A person commits an offence if:

(a)  the person intentionally directs the activities of an organisation; and

(b)  the organisation is a terrorist organisation; and

(c)  the person is reckless as to whether the organisation is a terrorist organisation.

Penalty:  Imprisonment for 15 years.

A ‘Terrorist Organisation’ is defined as:

(a)  an organisation that is directly or indirectly engaged in, preparing, planning, assisting in or fostering the doing of a terrorist act (whether or not a terrorist act occurs); or

(b)  an organisation that is specified by the regulations for the purposes of this paragraph (see subsections (2), (3) and (4)).

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