Section 474.23 Criminal Code Act | Possess Control Supply Obtain Child Abuse Material through Carriage Service


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Section 474.23 of the Criminal Code Act 1995 (Cth) is Possess Control Supply Obtain Child Abuse Material through Carriage Service and is extracted below.

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The Legislation

474.23 Possessing, controlling, producing, supplying or obtaining child abuse material for use through a carriage service

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

(a) the person:

(i) has possession or control of material; or

(ii) produces, supplies or obtains material; and

(b) the material is child abuse material; and

(c) the person has that possession or control, or engages in that production, supply or obtaining, with the intention that the material be used:

(i) by that person; or

(ii) by another person;

in committing an offence against section 474.22 (using a carriage service for child abuse material).

Penalty: Imprisonment for 15 years.

(2) A person may be found guilty of an offence against subsection (1) even if committing the offence against section 474.22 (using a carriage service for child abuse material) is impossible.

(3) It is not an offence to attempt to commit an offence against subsection (1).

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