Section 428F Crimes Act 1900 | Intoxication in Relation to the Reasonable Person Test


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Section 428F of the Crimes Act 1900 is Intoxication in Relation to the Reasonable Person Test and is extracted below.

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The Legislation

Section 428F of the Crimes Act 1900 deals with the offence of ‘Intoxication in Relation to the Reasonable Person Test’ and reads as follows:

428F Intoxication in Relation to the Reasonable Person Test

If, for the purposes of determining whether a person is guilty of an offence, it is necessary to compare the state of mind of the person with that of a reasonable person, the comparison is to be made between the conduct or state of mind of the person and that of a reasonable person who is not intoxicated.

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