Possess, Supply or Make Explosive Offences

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What is Possess, Supply or Make Explosive?


This is an offence that refers to a person possessing an explosive in a public place. It can also involve possessing, supplying or making the explosive for unlawful purposes.

Possess, Supply or Make Explosive & The Law

This is an offence under Section 93FA of the Crimes Act 1900.


What the Prosecution need to Prove (Beyond a Reasonable Doubt):

  • The accused possessed an explosive in a public place; or

  • The accused possessed, supplied or made an explosive.


Going to Court – “What am I looking at?”


If a person has been found guilty of possessing an explosive in a public place, they face a maximum penalty of up to 5 years imprisonment.


If a person has been found guilty of simply possessing, supplying or making an explosive, they can still face a maximum penalty of up to 3 years imprisonment.


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Contact our experienced team of Defence solicitors to obtain appropriate and honest legal advice regarding the prospects of defending this charge and the best course to proceed when going to Court.


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