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Contents (1900 - 40)
Crimes Act 1900 No 40
Current version for 2 July 2018 to date (accessed 22 July 2018 at 07:21)
Part 3 Division 6 Section 43
43   Abandoning or exposing a child under 7 years
A person who, without reasonable excuse, intentionally abandons or exposes a child under 7 years of age is guilty of an offence if it causes a danger of death or of serious injury to the child.
Maximum penalty: Imprisonment for 5 years.