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Crimes Act 1900 No 40
Current version for 22 November 2019 to date (accessed 16 December 2019 at 10:51)
Part 3 Division 1 Section 22
22   Trial for child murder—verdict of concealment of birth
Where, on the trial of a person for the murder or manslaughter of a child, the jury are not satisfied that the person is guilty thereof, but are satisfied that the person is guilty of an offence within section 85, they may acquit the person of the offence charged and find the person guilty of an offence under the said section, and the person shall be liable to punishment accordingly.