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1234.0 - Australian and New Zealand Standard Offence Classification (ANZSOC), 2011  
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Contents >> Division 15 >> SUBDIVISION 155 OFFENCES AGAINST GOVERNMENT SECURITY

SUBDIVISION 155 OFFENCES AGAINST GOVERNMENT SECURITY

An act or omission prejudicial to effective enforcement of government operations concerned with the preservation of national security.

This subdivision is further disaggregated on the basis of whether the enforcement of government security operations involved government officials.

Offences in this subdivision are classified into the following groups:

    1551 Resist or hinder government officer concerned with government security
    1559 Offences against government security, nec

    Inclusions:
    Computer hacking involving breach of government security


    1551 Resist or hinder government officer concerned with government security

    An act with the intent of resisting or hindering the official directions of a government officer, other than a police officer or justice official, who is concerned with maintaining government security. Official directions are those given in the conduct of the officer’s duties.


    1559 Offences against government security, nec

    Offences against government security other than resisting or hindering the official directions of a government officer, other than a police officer or justice official, who is concerned with maintaining government security.

    Inclusions:
    Acts that are harmful to, or threaten national security (e.g. treason)
    Phone tapping for espionage purposes
    Sedition
    Buy,sell or disclose national secrets
    Aid pirates
    Incite mutiny
    Conspire, prepare or plan a terrorist act
    Be a member or provide support to a terrorist organisation
    Incite or commit a terrorist act



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