Criminal Code Act 1995

Schedule - The Criminal Code  

Section 3

CHAPTER 10 - NATIONAL INFRASTRUCTURE  

Part 10.2 - Money laundering  

Division 400 - Money laundering  

SECTION 400.14   400.14   Alternative verdicts  
If, on a trial for an offence against a provision of this Division (the offence charged ), the trier of fact:


(a) is not satisfied that the defendant is guilty of the offence charged; but


(b) is otherwise satisfied that the defendant is guilty of another offence against this Division for which the maximum penalty, in penalty units, is less than the maximum penalty, in penalty units, for the offence charged;

the trier of fact may find the defendant not guilty of the offence charged but guilty of the other offence, so long as the person has been accorded procedural fairness in relation to that finding of guilt.




This information is provided by CCH Australia Limited Link opens in new window. View the disclaimer and notice of copyright.