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CRIMES ACT 1900 - SECT 207
Placing etc dangerous articles on board an aircraft or vessel
(1) In this section--
"dangerous article" means--
(a) a firearm, ammunition for a firearm, a weapon
or an explosive, or
(b) a substance or thing that, because of its nature or
condition, could endanger the safety of an aircraft or vessel or persons on
board an aircraft or vessel.
(2) A person who--
(a) places or carries on
board an aircraft or vessel an article knowing that it is a dangerous article,
(b) knowing that an article is a dangerous article, delivers the article to a
person for the purpose of having the article placed or carried on board an
aircraft or vessel, or
(c) has possession of an article while on board an
aircraft or vessel knowing that the article is a dangerous article, is liable
to imprisonment for 7 years.
(3) Subsection (2)--
(a) does not apply to or in
relation to anything done with an article in relation to an aircraft or vessel
with the consent of the owner or operator of the aircraft or vessel where that
consent is given with a knowledge of the nature or condition of the article,
(b) does not apply to or in relation to the carrying or placing of a
firearm or ammunition for a firearm on board an aircraft or vessel with
permission given in accordance with regulations in force under the
Air Navigation Act 1920 of the Commonwealth.
(4) A reference in this section
to a firearm includes a reference to an imitation firearm within the meaning
of the Firearms Act 1996 .
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