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Crimes Act 1900 No 40
Current version for 14 August 2017 to date (accessed 18 August 2017 at 22:35)
Part 3 Division 1 Section 21
21   Child murder by mother—verdict of contributing to death etc
Whosoever, being a woman delivered of a child is indicted for its murder, shall, if the jury acquit her of the murder, and specially find that she has in any manner wilfully contributed to the death of such child, whether during delivery, or at or after its birth, or has wilfully caused any violence, the mark of which has been found on its body, be liable to imprisonment for ten years.