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Section 347A Crimes Act 1900
Wife May Be Accessory After Fact to Husband’s Felony

Section 347A of the Crimes Act 1900 is Wife May Be Accessory After Fact to Husband’s Felony and is extracted below.

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The Legislation

Section 347A of the Crimes Act 1900 deals with ‘Wife May Be Accessory After Fact to Husband’s Felony’ and reads as follows:

347A Wife May Be Accessory After Fact to Husband’s Felony

(1) The common law rule granting immunity to a wife against prosecution as an accessory after the fact to a felony committed by her husband is abolished.

(2) This section does not apply in respect of any act of, or omission by, a wife if the act or omission occurred before the commencement of this section.

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