(1) A person (the first person ) commits an offence if:
(a) the first person organises or facilitates the bringing or coming to Australia, or the entry or proposed entry into Australia, of another person (the second person ); and
(b) the second person is a non-citizen; and
(c) the second person had, or has, no lawful right to come to Australia.
Penalty: Imprisonment for 10 years or 1,000 penalty units, or both.
(2) Absolute liability applies to paragraph (1)(b).
Note: For absolute liability, see section 6.2 of the Criminal Code .
(3) For the purposes of this Act, an offence against subsection (1) is to be known as the offence of people smuggling.