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CRIMES ACT 1900 - SECT 308H

Unauthorised access to or modification of restricted data held in computer (summary offence)

308H Unauthorised access to or modification of restricted data held in computer (summary offence)

(1) A person--
(a) who causes any unauthorised access to or modification of restricted data held in a computer, and
(b) who knows that the access or modification is unauthorised, and
(c) who intends to cause that access or modification,
is guilty of an offence.
: Maximum penalty--Imprisonment for 2 years.
(2) An offence against this section is a summary offence.
(3) In this section--

"restricted data" means data held in a computer, being data to which access is restricted by an access control system associated with a function of the computer.
(4) Proceedings for an offence against this section must be commenced not later than 12 months from when the offence was alleged to have been committed.



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