S 14 repealed by No 24 of 2001, s 3 and
Sch 51, effective 15 December 2001. S 14 formerly read:
Proof of exceptions etc.
Where any person is charged, before a court of
summary jurisdiction, with an offence against the law of the Commonwealth,
any exception, exemption, proviso, excuse, or qualification, whether it does
or does not accompany the description of the offence in the section of the
law creating the offence, may be proved by the person charged, but need not
be specified or negatived in the information, and, if so specified or negatived,
no proof in relation to the matter so specified or negatived shall be required
on the part of the informant.