294C. Criminal and civil sanctions

The following provisions are not yet in force unless otherwise stated. It is an offence to breach the prohibition, to cause the prohibition to be breached, or to facilitate a breach of the prohibition1. A person commits an offence under these provisions2 in relation to an item only if the person knows or suspects, or ought to know or suspect, that the item is ivory, is made of ivory or (as the case may be) has ivory in it3.

It is a defence for a person charged with an offence under this section to prove that the person took all reasonable precautions and exercised all due diligence to avoid committing th