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Contents (1900 - 40)
Crimes Act 1900 No 40
Current version for 25 September 2017 to date (accessed 23 October 2017 at 15:06)
Part 3 Division 6 Section 52AB
52AB   Offence of failing to stop and assist after vehicle impact causing death or grievous bodily harm
(1)  A person is guilty of an offence if:
(a)  a vehicle being driven by the person is involved in an impact occasioning the death of another person, and
(b)  the person knows, or ought reasonably to know, that the vehicle has been involved in an impact occasioning the death of, or grievous bodily harm to, another person, and
(c)  the person fails to stop and give any assistance that may be necessary and that it is in his or her power to give.
Maximum penalty: imprisonment for 10 years.
(2)  A person is guilty of an offence if:
(a)  a vehicle being driven by the person is involved in an impact occasioning grievous bodily harm to another person, and
(b)  the person knows, or ought reasonably to know, that the vehicle has been involved in an impact occasioning the death of, or grievous bodily harm to, another person, and
(c)  the person fails to stop and give any assistance that may be necessary and that it is in his or her power to give.
Maximum penalty: imprisonment for 7 years.
(3)  The provisions of section 52A (5) and (6) (which prescribe circumstances in which a vehicle is taken to be involved in an impact) apply for the purposes of this section in the same way as they apply for the purposes of section 52A.
(4)  In this section, vehicle has the same meaning as it has in section 52A.