ICAC Act 1988 No 35 - 93 Injury to witness or person assisting Commission

(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.


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