Criminal Code Act 1995

Schedule - The Criminal Code  

Section 3

CHAPTER 2 - GENERAL PRINCIPLES OF CRIMINAL RESPONSIBILITY  

Part 2.3 - Circumstances in which there is no criminal responsibility  

Note:

This Part sets out defences that are generally available. Defences that apply to a more limited class of offences are dealt with elsewhere in this Code and in other laws.

Division 10 - Circumstances involving external factors  

SECTION 10.5   10.5   Lawful authority  
A person is not criminally responsible for an offence if the conduct constituting the offence is justified or excused by or under a law.




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