Harmful Digital Communications Act 2015

30 Section 179 amended (Aiding and abetting suicide)

In section 179, insert as subsections (2) and (3):

(2)

A person commits an offence who incites, counsels, or procures another person to commit suicide, even if that other person does not commit or attempt to commit suicide in consequence of that conduct.

(3)

A person who commits an offence against subsection (2) is liable on conviction to imprisonment for a term not exceeding 3 years.