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CRIMES ACT 1900 - SECT 24

Manslaughter--punishment

24 Manslaughter--punishment

Whosoever commits the crime of manslaughter shall be liable to imprisonment for 25 years:
Provided that, in any case, if the Judge is of the opinion that, having regard to all the circumstances, a nominal punishment would be sufficient, the Judge may discharge the jury from giving any verdict, and such discharge shall operate as an acquittal.



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