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Abolition of certain aspects of complicity at common law

    (1)     The law of complicity at common law in relation to aiding, abetting, counselling or procuring the commission of an offence is abolished.

    (2)     The doctrines at common law of acting in concert, joint criminal enterprise and common purpose (including extended common purpose) are abolished.


The common law concerning the circumstances in which a person may withdraw from an offence in which the person would otherwise be complicit is not abolished by this section.

Pt 2 Div. 1 Subdiv. (2) (Heading and ss 324–328) substituted as Pt 2 Div. 1 Subdiv. (2) (Heading and s. 324) by No. 9576 s. 4(1), repealed by No. 63/2014 s. 6.

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Pt 2 Div. 1 Subdiv. (3) (Heading) inserted by No. 9576 s. 4(1).

(3) Accessories

S. 325 substituted by No. 9576 s. 4(1).

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