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11.6 References in Acts to offences

Commonwealth Criminal Code: Guide for practitioners

References in Acts to offences


The provision is essentially one of drafting convenience. It ensures that references in Commonwealth laws to Commonwealth offences include references to the crimes of 11.1 Attempt; 11.4 Incitement and 11.5 Conspiracy. Since 11.2 Complicity and common purpose and 11.3 Innocent agency are not offences in their own right, no provision for those extensions of liability is necessary.