Crimes Act 1900 Sect 93Q - Conveying false information that a person or property is in danger
- Category: Legislation and Acts
- Created: Wednesday, 05 January 2011 11:59
- Written by Alecomm
(1) A person who conveys information:
(a) that the person knows to be false or misleading, and
is guilty of an offence.
Maximum penalty: Imprisonment for 5 years.
Wouldn't it be nice for the government to actually use the legislation that exists in order to enforce people to not make false risk of harm reports knowing the consequences that the child and family endure.
(2) This section extends to conveying information by any means including making a statement, sending a document, or transmitting an electronic or other message.