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CRIMES ACT 1958 - SECT 319

Dangerous driving causing death or serious injury

S. 319(1) amended by No. 7/2008 s. 5(1).

    (1)     A person who, by driving a motor vehicle at a speed or in a manner that is dangerous to the public having regard to all the circumstances of the case, causes the death of another person is guilty of an indictable offence and liable to level 5 imprisonment (10 years maximum).

S. 319(1A) inserted by No. 7/2008 s. 5(2).

    (1A)     A person who, by driving a motor vehicle at a speed or in a manner that is dangerous to the public having regard to all the circumstances of the case, causes serious injury to another person is guilty of an indictable offence and liable to level 6 imprisonment (5 years maximum).

    (2)     In this section serious injury has the meaning given by section 15.

S. 319AA inserted by No. 83/2012 s. 32.



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