Part 3 A of the Act – Offences relating to public order – Division 2 Explosives and firearms offences

S93 FA Possession, supply or making of explosives

If you are found guilty of being in possession of an explosive device in a public place the maximum sentence is 5 years imprisonment.

If you are found to have possessed, supplied or made an explosive in suspicious circumstances for unlawful purposes the maximum penalty is imprisonment for 3 years, 50 penalty units or both.

You can be found not guilty of this offence if you can satisfy the court that you had a reasonable excuse for possessing or making the explosive for a lawful purpose.

For expert legal advice on this offence contact North Shore Criminal Law on (02) 9955 2298 during office hours or 0400 44 6424 on our emergency service.