In Australia, the importation of drugs, weapons, explosives, firearms and wildlife are prohibited by a number of actions, including the Criminal Code and the Customs Act. There are treated by the Australian Government as very serious offences. If convicted of an offence of importation under these acts, it is likely that severe penalties will be imposed, up to and including a custodial sentence.
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If you suspect that you may be under investigation, or if you have been charged with an offence, it is vital to get competent legal advice as early as possible. Our lawyers are highly specialised in criminal law and will be able to guide you through the process while dealing with the various authorities related to your matter.