Section 80F of the Crimes Act 1900 is Alternative Verdicts and is extracted below.
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Section 80F of the Crimes Act 1900 deals with the offence of ‘Alternative Verdicts’ and reads as follows:
80F Alternative Verdicts
If on the trial of a person for an offence under section 80D (2) or 80E (2) the jury is not satisfied that the accused is guilty of the offence charged but is satisfied on the evidence that the accused is guilty of an offence under section 80D (1) or 80E (1), respectively, it may find the accused not guilty of the offence charged but guilty of the latter offence, and the accused is liable to punishment accordingly.
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