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Criminal Code Act 1995 (consolidated as of 7 June 2010)

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Year of current version:2010
Date of Text (Enacted):March 13, 1995
Type of Text:IP-related Laws: enacted by the Legislature
Subject Matter:Enforcement of IP and Related Laws, Other
Notes:
-This compilation of Australia’s Criminal Code consolidates the amendments to the primary Criminal Code Act (No. 12) of 1995 up to Act No. 50 of 31 May 2010 (prepared 7 June 2010 by the Office of Legislative Drafting and Publishing, Attorney-General’s Department, Canberra).

-Chapter 2 codifies the general principles of criminal responsibility that apply to any offence, including offences to intellectual property rights, as well as burdens of proof and jurisdiction.
-Chapter 5 (Part 2) defines offences relating to espionage and similar activities.
-Chapter 7 defines offences relating to property, fraud, and bribery.
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WIPO Lex No.:AU195

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