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CRIMINAL CODE 1899 - SECT 24
Mistake of fact
24 Mistake of fact
(1) A person who does or omits to do an act under an honest and reasonable,
but mistaken, belief in the existence of any state of things is not criminally
responsible for the act or omission to any greater extent than if the real
state of things had been such as the person believed to exist.
operation of this rule may be excluded by the express or implied provisions of
the law relating to the subject.
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