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Section 474.23 Criminal Code Act 1995
Possess Control Supply Obtain Child Abuse Material through Carriage Service

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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Recent Cases

Child Abuse Material Charges Dismissed

All 'child abuse material' charges (or 'child pornography' charges) were dismissed against a 46 year old Chatswood man after it was established that the material could have been downloaded by another user. The Magistrate found that at least two other people had access to the computers and any one of them could have downloaded the material.
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