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CRIMES ACT 1900 - SECT 30

Threat to kill

If—

        (a)     a person makes a threat to another person to kill that other person or any third person—

              (i)     intending that other person to fear that the threat would be carried out; or

              (ii)     being reckless whether or not that other person would fear that the threat would be carried out; and

        (b)     the threat is made—

              (i)     without lawful excuse; and

              (ii)     in circumstances in which a reasonable person would fear that the threat would be carried out;

the firstmentioned person is guilty of an offence punishable, on conviction, by imprisonment for 10 years.



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