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Destroying or Damaging Property With Intent to Endanger Life

Destroying or Damaging Property with Intent to Endanger Life is an offence under Section 198 of the Crimes Act 1900 which carries a maximum penalty of 25 years in prison.

To establish the offence, the prosecution must prove beyond reasonable doubt that:

  1. You destroyed or damaged property, and
  2. You intended by doing so to endanger the life of another person or persons

Defences to the charge include:

  1. Self-defence
  2. Duress, and
  3. Necessity

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