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CRIMES ACT 1958 - SECT 462A

Use of force to prevent the commission of an indictable offence

A person may use such force not disproportionate to the objective as he believes on reasonable grounds to be necessary to prevent the commission, continuance or completion of an indictable offence or to effect or assist in effecting the lawful arrest of a person committing or suspected of committing any offence.

S. 463 repealed by No. 8247 s. 2.

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S. 463A inserted by No. 7088 s. 2(e), amended by No. 57/1989 s. 3(Sch. item 42.55).



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