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Section 422 Crimes Act 1900
Self-Defence Response to Lawful Conduct

Section 422 of the Crimes Act 1900 is Self-Defence Response to Lawful Conduct and is extracted below.

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Section 422 of the Crimes Act 1900 deals with the offence of ‘Self-Defence Response to Lawful Conduct’ and reads as follows:

422 Self-Defence Response to Lawful Conduct

This Division is not excluded merely because:

(a) the conduct to which the person responds is lawful, or

(b) the other person carrying out the conduct to which the person responds is not criminally responsible for it.

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