Section 313 of the Crimes Act 1900 is Knowledge About Type of Offence is Unnecessary and is extracted below.
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Section 313 of the Crimes Act 1900 deals with the offence of ‘Knowledge About Type of Offence is Unnecessary’ and reads as follows:
313 Knowledge About Type of Offence is Unnecessary
If it is an element of an offence under this Part that an offence is a serious indictable offence or child abuse offence (within the meaning of section 316A), it is not necessary for the prosecution to establish that the accused knew that the offence was a serious indictable offence or child abuse offence (within the meaning of section 316A).
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