Section 84 Crimes Act | Procuring Miscarriage


Section 84 of the Crimes Act is the offence of Procuring Miscarriage and is extracted below.

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The Legislation

Section 84 of the Crimes Act 1900 deals with the offence of ‘Procuring Miscarriage’ and reads as follows:

84 Procuring drugs etc

Whosoever unlawfully supplies or procures any drug or noxious thing, or any instrument or thing whatsoever, knowing that the same is intended to be unlawfully used with intent to procure the miscarriage of any woman, whether with child or not, shall be liable to imprisonment for five years.