Criminal Code Act 1995

Schedule - The Criminal Code  

Section 3

CHAPTER 2 - GENERAL PRINCIPLES OF CRIMINAL RESPONSIBILITY  

Part 2.2 - The elements of an offence  

Division 4 - Physical elements  

SECTION 4.3   4.3   Omissions  
An omission to perform an act can only be a physical element if:


(a) the law creating the offence makes it so; or


(b) the law creating the offence impliedly provides that the offence is committed by an omission to perform an act that there is a duty to perform by a law of the Commonwealth, a State or a Territory, or at common law.




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