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CRIMINAL CODE 1899 - SECT 228D

Possessing child exploitation material

228D Possessing child exploitation material

(1) A person who knowingly possesses child exploitation material commits a crime.
Penalty—
Maximum penalty—
(a) if the offender uses a hidden network or an anonymising service in committing the offence—20 years imprisonment; or
(b) otherwise—14 years imprisonment.
(2) The Penalties and Sentences Act 1992 , section 161Q also states a circumstance of aggravation for an offence against this section.
(3) An indictment charging an offence against this section with the circumstance of aggravation stated in the Penalties and Sentences Act 1992 , section 161Q may not be presented without the consent of a Crown Law Officer.



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