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CRIMES ACT 1958 - SECT 421

Alternative verdicts on charge of murder

S. 421(1) amended by No. 68/2009 s. 97(Sch. item 40.24).

    (1)     On an indictment for murder a person found not guilty of murder may be found guilty of—

        (a)     manslaughter;

S. 421(1)(ab) inserted by No. 7/2008 s. 7(3)(c).

        (ab)     child homicide;

        (b)     any offence of which he may be found guilty under an enactment specifically so providing;

        (c)     an offence against section 325; or

        (d)     an attempt to commit murder or an attempt to commit any offence of which he may by virtue of this subsection be found guilty—

but may not be found guilty of any other offence.

S. 421(2)(3) repealed by No. 7/2009 s. 422(2)(c) (as amended by No. 68/2009 s. 54(h)).

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S. 421(4) amended by Nos 110/1986 s. 140(2), 19/1989 s. 16(Sch. item 16.8), repealed by No. 7/2009 s. 422(2)(c) (as amended by No. 68/2009 s. 54(h)).

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S. 422 substituted by No. 9576 s. 6, repealed by No. 68/2009 s. 97(Sch. item 40.25), new s. 422 inserted by No. 6/2013 s. 5.



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