CRIMES ACT 1914

Part IA - General  

SECTION 4N   Children over 10 but under 14  

(1)  
A child aged 10 years or more but under 14 years old can only be liable for an offence against a law of the Commonwealth if the child knows that his or her conduct is wrong.

(2)  
The question whether a child knows that his or her conduct is wrong is one of fact. The burden of proving this is on the prosecution.




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