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What the Law States according to VIC Law for Producing, supplying or obtaining data with intent to commit serious computer offence

According to VIC Law for the charge of Producing, supplying or obtaining data with intent to commit serious computer offence,

Crimes Act 1958 – SECT 247F
Producing, supplying or obtaining data with intent to commit serious computer offence

247F. Producing, supplying or obtaining data with intent to commit serious computer offence

(1) A person who produces, supplies or obtains data-

(a) with the intention of committing a serious computer offence; or

(b) with the intention of facilitating the commission of a serious computer offence (whether by the person or by another person)-

is guilty of an offence and liable to imprisonment for a term not exceeding 3 years.

(2) In this section, a reference to a person producing, supplying or obtaining data includes a reference to the person-

(a) producing, supplying or obtaining data held in a computer or contained in a data storage device; and

(b) producing, supplying or obtaining a document in which the data is recorded.

(3) A person may be found guilty of an offence against this section even if committing the serious computer offence is impossible.

The Maximum Penalty – Producing, supplying or obtaining data with intent to commit serious computer offence

According to VIC Law for the charge of Producing, supplying or obtaining data with intent to commit serious computer offence, 3 years.

What the Police must prove according to VIC Law for Producing, supplying or obtaining data with intent to commit serious computer offence

1. Producing, supplying or obtaining data
2. With intent to commit serious computer offence

Possible Defences under VIC Law – Producing, supplying or obtaining data with intent to commit serious computer offence

(1) Lack of intent
(2) Factual dispute

In VIC which court will hear the matter – Producing, supplying or obtaining data with intent to commit serious computer offence

Magistrates’ Court

 

Date: 09/01/2009