Other Criminal Offences – VIC

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What the Law States according to VIC Law for Endangering safety of aircraft

According to VIC Law for the charge of Endangering safety of aircraft,

Crimes Act 1958 – SECT 246C
Endangering safety of aircraft

246C. Endangering safety of aircraft

Any person who while on board an aircraft does any act or thing that is likely to endanger the safety of the aircraft shall be guilty of an indictable offence and shall be liable to level 5 imprisonment (10 years maximum).

The Maximum Penalty – Endangering safety of aircraft

According to VIC Law for the charge of Endangering safety of aircraft, 10 years imprisonment.

What the Police must prove according to VIC Law for Endangering safety of aircraft

1. The accused was on board an aircraft.
2. While on board, the accused did something that was likely to endanger the safety of the aircraft.

Possible Defences under VIC Law – Endangering safety of aircraft

1. Factual dispute
2. Lack of intent
3. Self defence

In VIC which court will hear the matter – Endangering safety of aircraft

County Court

 

Date: 09/01/2009