Section 349 Crimes Act 1900 | Punishment of Accessories After the Fact to Murder etc


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Section 349 of the Crimes Act 1900 is Punishment of Accessories After the Fact to Murder etc and is extracted below.

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The Legislation

Section 349 of the Crimes Act 1900 deals with the offence of ‘Punishment of Accessories After the Fact to Murder etc’ and reads as follows:

349 Punishment of Accessories After the Fact to Murder etc

(1) Every accessory after the fact to murder shall be liable to imprisonment for 25 years.

(2) Every accessory after the fact to the crime of robbery with arms or in company with one or more person or persons, or the crime of kidnapping referred to in section 86, shall be liable to imprisonment for fourteen years.

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