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Sabotage

Sabotage is an offence under section 203B of the Crimes Act 1900 which carries a maximum penalty of 25 years in prison

To establish the offence, the prosecution must prove beyond reasonable doubt that:

  1. You caused damage to a public facility
  2. You intended to cause that damage, and
  3. Your intention was to cause extensive destruction to property or major economic loss

A ‘public facility’ is any of the following, whether publicly or privately owned:

  1. A government facility, including premises used by government employees for official duties
  2. A public infrastructure facility, including for water, sewerage or energy
  3. A public transport facility, whether for persons or goods
  4. A public computer system, including for the provision of banking services
  5. A public place

A ‘public place’ includes places that are:

  1. Owned by the public, and
  2. Open to the public by way of payment or otherwise

‘Economic loss’ includes the disruption of:

  1. Government functions, and
  2. The use of public facilities.

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