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CRIMINAL CODE 1899 - SECT 321A

Bomb hoaxes

321A Bomb hoaxes

(1) Any person who—
(a) places an article or substance in any place; or
(b) sends an article or substance in any way;
with the intention of inducing in another person a belief that the article or substance is likely to explode, ignite, or discharge a dangerous or noxious substance, commits a crime.
Penalty—
Maximum penalty—7 years imprisonment.
(2) Any person who, in Queensland or elsewhere, makes a statement or conveys information to another person that he or she knows or believes to be false, with the intention of inducing in that person or another person a belief that an explosive or noxious substance, acid or other thing of a dangerous or destructive nature is present in a place in Queensland, commits a crime.
Penalty—
Maximum penalty—5 years imprisonment.
(3) Subsections (1) and (2) apply whether or not the accused had any particular person in mind as the person in whom he or she intended to induce the belief mentioned in the subsections.



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