Computer Misuse Act

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An Act to make provision for securing computer material against unauthorized access or modification; and for connected purposes.

1) Unauthorized access to computer material, punishable by 6 Months in prison and/or £5000 fine.

2) Unauthorized access with intent to commit or facilitate commission of further offences, punishable by 5 Years in prison and/or unlimited fine.

3) Unauthorized modification of computer material, punishable by 5 Years in prison and/or an unlimited fine.

4) Making, supplying or obtaining anything which can be used in computer misuse offences, punishable with up to a ten-year prison sentence and/or an unlimited fine