Section 474.19 of the Criminal Code Act 1995 (Cth) is Using Carriage Service for Child Pornography and is extracted below.
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474.19 Using a carriage service for child pornography material
(1) A person is guilty of an offence if:
(a) the person:
(i) accesses material; or
(ii) causes material to be transmitted to himself or herself; or
(iii) transmits, makes available, publishes, distributes, advertises or promotes material; or
(iv) solicits material; and
(aa) the person does so using a carriage service; and
(b) the material is child pornography material.
Penalty: Imprisonment for 15 years.
(2) To avoid doubt, the following are the fault elements for the physical elements of an offence against subsection (1):
(a) intention is the fault element for the conduct referred to in paragraph (1)(a);
(b) recklessness is the fault element for the circumstances referred to in paragraph (1)(b).
Note: For the meaning of intention and recklessness see sections 5.2 and 5.4.
(2A) Absolute liability applies to paragraph (1)(aa).
Note: For absolute liability, see section 6.2.
(3) As well as the general defences provided for in Part 2.3, defences are provided for under section 474.21 in relation to this section.
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