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Crimes Act 1900 No 40
Current version for 1 July 2019 to date (accessed 17 September 2019 at 18:31)
Part 3 Division 15A Section 91H
91H   Production, dissemination or possession of child abuse material
(1)  In this section:
disseminate child abuse material, includes:
(a)  send, supply, exhibit, transmit or communicate it to another person, or
(b)  make it available for access by another person, or
(c)  enter into any agreement or arrangement to do so.
possess child abuse material includes, in relation to material in the form of data, being in possession or control of data (within the meaning of section 308F (2)).
produce child abuse material includes:
(a)  film, photograph, print or otherwise make child abuse material, or
(b)  alter or manipulate any image for the purpose of making child abuse material, or
(c)  enter into any agreement or arrangement to do so.
(2)  A person who produces, disseminates or possesses child abuse material is guilty of an offence.
Maximum penalty: imprisonment for 10 years.
(3)  Proceedings for an offence under this section against a child or young person may only be instituted by or with the approval of the Director of Public Prosecutions.