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CRIMINAL CODE 1899 - SECT 359E
Punishment of unlawful stalking
359E Punishment of unlawful stalking
(1) A person who unlawfully stalks another person is guilty of a crime.
person who commits the crime of unlawful stalking is liable to a maximum
penalty of imprisonment for 5 years.
(3) However, a person is liable to a
maximum penalty of imprisonment for 7 years if, for any of the acts
constituting the unlawful stalking, the person—
(a) uses or intentionally
threatens to use, violence against anyone or anyone’s property; or
possesses a weapon within the meaning of the Weapons Act 1990 ; or
contravenes or intentionally threatens to contravene an injunction or order
imposed or made by a court or tribunal under a law of the Commonwealth or a
(4) Also, a person is liable to a maximum penalty of imprisonment for
10 years if any of the acts constituting the unlawful stalking are done when
or because the officer is investigating the activities of a criminal
(5) The Penalties and Sentences Act 1992 , section 161Q also
states a circumstance of aggravation for an offence against this section.
An indictment charging an offence against this section with the circumstance
of aggravation stated in the Penalties and Sentences Act 1992 , section 161Q
may not be presented without the consent of a Crown Law Officer.
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