ICAC Act 1988 No 35 - 93 Injury to witness or person assisting Commission
- Category: Legislation and Acts
- Created: Wednesday, 28 July 2010 05:13
- Written by Alecomm
(1) A person who uses, causes, inflicts or procures, or threatens to use, cause, inflict or procure, any violence, punishment, damage, loss or disadvantage to any person for or on account of:
(a) his or her assisting the Commission, or
(b) any evidence given by him or her before the Commission
is guilty of an indictable offence.
Maximum penalty: 200 penalty units or imprisonment for 5 years, or both
(2) In this section, a reference to a person assisting the Commission is a reference to a person who:
(a) has appeared, is appearing or is to appear as a witness before the Commission, or
(b) has complied with or proposes to comply with a requirement under section 21 or 22, or
(c) has assisted, is assisting or is to assist the Commission in some other manner.