Schedule 1 Section 18 Liquor Act 2007 | Manufacturing False Proof of Age Cards


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Schedule 1 Section 18  of the Liquor Act 2007 (NSW) is concerned with Manufacturing False Proof of Age Cards and is set out below.

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The Legislation

18 Manufacturing false proof of age cards

(1) A person must not make a false document that could reasonably be taken to be a proof of age card with the intent that the document be used by any person as a proof of age card for the purposes of this Act or the Gaming Machines Act 2001. Maximum penalty: 30 penalty units.

(2) A person (“the offender”) must not give to another person a false document that could reasonably be taken to be a proof of age card with the intent that the document be used by any person as a proof of age card for the purposes of this Act or the Gaming Machines Act 2001 if the offender knows or could reasonably be expected to know that the document is false. Maximum penalty: 30 penalty units.

(3) A person is guilty of an offence under this subclause if the person commits an offence under subclause (1) or (2) in circumstances of aggravation. Maximum penalty: 50 penalty units.

(4) For the purposes of this clause, a person commits an offence in circumstances of aggravation if:
(a) the offence involved a high degree of planning, or
(b) the offence involved the use of other people acting at the direction of the person convicted of the offence in the commission of the offence, or
(c) the person committed the offence solely or principally for financial reward, or
(d) the offender has a previous conviction for an offence under this clause or under section 117EB of the former Act.

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