Films, Videos, and Publications Classification Act 1993

131A Offences relating to possession of objectionable publications and involving knowledge

(1)

Every person commits an offence who does any act that constitutes an offence against section 131(1), knowing or having reasonable cause to believe that the publication is objectionable.

(2)

Every person who commits an offence against subsection (1) is liable on conviction,—

(a)

in the case of an individual, to imprisonment for a term not exceeding 10 years or to a fine not exceeding $50,000:

(b)

in the case of a body corporate, to a fine not exceeding $100,000.

Section 131A: inserted, on 22 February 2005, by section 31(1) of the Films, Videos, and Publications Classification Amendment Act 2005 (2005 No 2).

Section 131A(2): amended, on 1 July 2013, by section 413 of the Criminal Procedure Act 2011 (2011 No 81).

Section 131A(2)(a): amended, on 7 May 2015, by section 6 of the Films, Videos, and Publications Classification (Objectionable Publications) Amendment Act 2015 (2015 No 42).