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Name: Criminal Code Act 1995 (No. 12, 1955).
Country: Australia
Subject(s): Criminal and penal law
Type of legislation: Law, Act
Adopted on: 1995
Entry into force:
ISN: AUS-1995-L-68678
Bibliography: Act online Act online ComLaw, Attorney-General's Department, Australia PDF of Act as amended to Act No. 96, 2013 PDF of Act as amended to Act No. 96, 2013 (consulted on 2010-02-22)
Abstract/Citation: Regulates various aspects of criminal responsibility. Comprises 10 chapters. Chapter 1 contains preliminary provisions. Chapter 2 sets forth general principles of criminal responsibility. Chapter 4 deals with integrity and security of international community and foreign governments. Chapter 5 provides for security of the Commonwealth. Chapter 7 makes provision for proper administration of Government. Chapter 8 contains provisions regarding offences against humanity and related offences. Chapter 9 deals with dangers to the community, and Chapter 10 with national infrastructure.
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