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CRIMES ACT 1958 - SECT 339

Conspiracy and incitement

    (1)     A married person shall be criminally responsible for incitement or conspiracy to commit treason or murder and for any offence specified in section 4 as if he or she were unmarried.

    (2)     Subject to subsection (1), a married person shall not be criminally responsible for conspiracy with his or her spouse alone, nor for incitement of his or her spouse to commit a criminal offence.

S. 339(3) amended by No. 9576 s. 11(1).

    (3)     Nothing in subsection (2) shall affect the liability of a married person as a principal offender in any offence except conspiracy or incitement.

Ss 340–350 repealed by No. 8338 s. 5.

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Pt 2A (Heading and ss 340–345) inserted by No. 70/1987 s. 4.

Part IIA—Extra-territorial offences

New s. 340 inserted by No. 70/1987 s. 4.

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