Section 423 Crimes Act 1900 | Offences to Which Division Applies


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Section 423 of the Crimes Act 1900 is Offences to Which Division Applies and is extracted below.

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The Legislation

Section 423 of the Crimes Act 1900 deals with ‘Offences to Which Division Applies’ and reads as follows:

423 Offences to Which Division Applies

(1) This Division applies to offences committed before or after the commencement of this Division, except as provided by this section.

(2) This Division does not apply to an offence if proceedings for the offence (other than committal proceedings) were instituted before the commencement of this Division.

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