Section 72.17 of the Criminal Code Act 1995 (Cth) is Packaging of Unmarked Plastic Explosives and is extracted below.
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72.17 Packaging requirements for plastic explosives
(1) A person commits an offence if:
(a) the person manufactures a substance; and
(b) the substance is a plastic explosive; and
(c) within 24 hours after the manufacture of the plastic explosive, the person does not cause the plastic explosive to be contained, enclosed or packaged in a wrapper with:
(i) the expression “PLASTIC EXPLOSIVE” (in upper-case lettering); and
(ii) the date of manufacture of the plastic explosive; and
(iii) if the plastic explosive is of a prescribed type—that type; and
(iv) if the plastic explosive contains a detection agent for the purpose of meeting the first marking requirement—the name of the detection agent; and
(v) if the plastic explosive contains a detection agent for the purpose of meeting the first marking requirement—the concentration of the detection agent in the plastic explosive at the time of manufacture, expressed as a percentage by mass;
legibly displayed on the outer surface of the wrapper.
Penalty: Imprisonment for 2 years.
(2) The fault element for paragraphs (1)(b) and (c) is recklessness.
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