Distributing Child Exploitation Material

Distributing child exploitation material is a crime under section 228C of the Criminal Code.

‘Distribute’ includes communicating the material, making the material available, entering an agreement to communicate the material or attempting to distribute.

It is immaterial, with respect to the age of a person depicted in this material, that the defendant did not know that the person was under 16, or believed that the person was not under that age.

The maximum penalty is 14 years imprisonment.

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