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CRIMES ACT 1900 - SECT 417A
Proof of exceptions
417A Proof of exceptions
(1) Any exception, exemption, proviso, excuse or qualification to the offence
(whether or not it is in the same provision with a description of an offence
in an Act or statutory rule or document creating the offence) need not be
specified or negatived in an indictment or other process commencing
(2) The exception, exemption, proviso, excuse or qualification
may be proved by the accused person.
(3) If the exception, exemption,
proviso, excuse or qualification is specified or negatived in the indictment,
court attendance notice or other process commencing proceedings, the
prosecutor is not required to prove it.
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