(1) A person (the first person ) commits an offence if:
(a) another person (the prisoner ) is in criminal detention; and
(b) the first person rescues the prisoner from that detention by force; and
(c) the detention is lawful federal criminal detention.
Penalty: Imprisonment for 14 years.
(2) Absolute liability applies to the paragraph (1)(c) element of the offence.
Note: For absolute liability, see section 6.2 of the Criminal Code .