Section 268.112 Criminal Code Act | Perverting the Course of Justice

The Legislation

Section 268.112 of the Criminal Code Act 1995 (Cth) is Perverting the Course of Justice and is extracted below.

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268.112 Perverting the course of justice

(1) A person commits an offence if the person, by his or her conduct, intentionally perverts the course of justice in respect of the International Criminal Court.

Penalty: Imprisonment for 5 years.

(2) This section does not apply to conduct that constitutes the publication of any matter.

(3) In this section:

perverts includes obstructs, prevents or defeats.