Group
Subdivision

169 Other miscellaneous offences

Latest release
Australian and New Zealand Standard Offence Classification (ANZSOC)
Reference period
2011

Subdivision 169 Other miscellaneous offences

Other miscellaneous offences not elsewhere classified in Division 16, Miscellaneous offences.

This subdivision is further disaggregated on the basis of whether the offences involved environmental issues, the movement of goods into or out of Australia, or other generally undefinable issues.

Offences in this subdivision are classified into the following groups:

1691 Environmental regulation offences

1692 Bribery (excluding government officials)

1693 Quarantine offences

1694 Import/export regulations

1695 Procure or commit illegal abortion

1699 Other miscellaneous offences, nec

1691 Environmental regulation offences

Offences involving the breach of statutory rules or regulations aimed at the preservation of the natural environment, where the breach does not involve environmental pollution, property damage or theft.

Inclusions:

Disobey rules of parks/crown land

Discard litter

Possess native game/animal illegally

Total fire ban breaches

Flora and fauna offences

Personal illegal fishing offences (including fishing protected species and exceeding fishing quotas)

Exclusions:

Environmental offences involving pollution. These are coded to the relevant groups within Subdivision 122, Environmental pollution

Foreign boats fishing in Australian fishing zones unlawfully. These are coded to Group 1631, Commercial/industry/financial regulation.

1692 Bribery (excluding government officials)

The offering, giving or accepting of a bribe involving an official other than a government official in the exercise of his or her official authority.

Exclusions:

Bribery of government officials. These are coded to Group 1542, Bribery involving government officials.

Offences against government security. These are coded to the relevant groups within Subdivision 155, Offences against government security.

Subvert the course of justice. These are coded to Group 1561, Subvert the course of justice.

1693 Quarantine offences

Offences involving the failure to comply with quarantine requirements, where such failure entails a threat or potential threat to the health and wellbeing of plants or animals.

Exclusions:

Quarantine offences involving threats to human health and wellbeing. These are coded to the relevant groups within Subdivision 162, Public health and safety offences.

1694 Import/export regulations

Offences involving the movement of prohibited or controlled goods or other products across international borders, where such goods do not include weapons, explosives or drugs.

Inclusions:

Fail to declare goods

1695 Procure or commit illegal abortion

Offences involving the procuration and/or commission of an illegal abortion

Inclusions:

Commit an illegal abortion

Procure an illegal abortion

Exclusions:

Kill an unborn child/infanticide. These are coded to Group 0131, Manslaughter.

1699 Other miscellaneous offences, nec

Other miscellaneous offences not elsewhere specifically classified within this classification.

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