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(2) If any damage caused by an offence under this section exceeds $10,000, a person convicted of the offence shall be liable to a fine not exceeding $20,000 or to imprisonment for a term not exceeding 5 years or to both.

(3) For the purposes of this section, it is immaterial that the unauthorised access or interception is not directed at—

(a) any particular program or data;
(b) a program or data of any kind; or
(c) a program or data held in any particular computer.

Abetments and attempts punishable as offences

7.—(1) Any person who abets the commission of or who attempts to commit or does any act preparatory to or in furtherance of the commission of any offence under this Act shall be guilty of that offence and shall be liable on conviction to the punishment provided for the offence.

(2) For an offence to be committed under this section, it is immaterial where the act in question took place.


Territorial scope of offences under this Act

8.—(1) Subject to subsection (2), the provisions of this Act shall have effect, in relation to any person, whatever his nationality or citizenship, outside as well as within Singapore; and where an offence under this Act is committed by any person in any place outside Singapore, he may be dealt with as if the offence had been committed within Singapore.

(2) For the purposes of subsection (1), this Act shall apply if, for the offence in question—

(a) the accused was in Singapore at the material time; or
(b) the computer, program or data was in Singapore at the material time.