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 8 - Intoxication  

SECTION 8.1   8.1   Definition - self-induced intoxication  
For the purposes of this Division, intoxication is self-induced unless it came about:


(a) involuntarily; or


(b) as a result of fraud, sudden or extraordinary emergency, accident, reasonable mistake, duress or force.




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