(1) A person commits an offence if:
(a) a decoder was supplied (to the person or anyone else) by, or with the authorisation of, the broadcaster of a subscription broadcast; and
(b) the person makes the decoder available online; and
(c) the decoder is made available online without the authorisation of the broadcaster; and
(d) the decoder will be used to enable a person to gain access to a subscription broadcast without the authorisation of the broadcaster; and
(e) the decoder is made available online to an extent that will prejudicially affect any of the following:
(i) anyone with an interest in the copyright in a subscription broadcast by the broadcaster;
(ii) anyone with an interest in the copyright in the content of a subscription broadcast by the broadcaster;
(iii) a channel provider who supplies the broadcaster with a channel for a subscription broadcast.
(2) An offence against subsection (1) is punishable on conviction by a fine of not more than 550 penalty units or imprisonment for not more than 5 years, or both.
Note: A corporation may be fined up to 5 times the amount of the maximum fine (see subsection 4B(3) of the Crimes Act 1914 ).