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Other Criminal Offences – VIC

Welcome to the VIC Sabotage article page. Everything you need to know about Sabotage according to VIC law.

What the Law States according to VIC Law for Sabotage

According to VIC Law for the charge of Sabotage:

Crimes Act 1958 – SECT 247K

247K. Sabotage

A person who-

(a) damages a public facility by committing a property offence or by causing an unauthorised computer function; and

(b) intends to cause-

(i) major disruption to government functions; or

(ii) major disruption to the use of services by the public; or

(iii) major economic loss- is guilty of an offence and liable to level 2 imprisonment (25 years maximum).

The Maximum Penalty – Sabotage

According to VIC Law for the charge of Sabotage, 25 years.

What the Police must prove according to VIC Law for Sabotage

That a person intentionally performed sabotage within the meaning of the legislation.

Possible Defences under VIC Law – Sabotage

1. Factual dispute
2. Lack of intent

In VIC which court will hear the matter – Sabotage

County Court


Date: 09/01/2009

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