WA CRIMINAL CODE
Section 270. "Kill", definition of
Any person who causes the death
of another, directly or indirectly, by
any means whatever, is deemed to have killed that other person.
274. When injury or death might be prevented by proper
precaution When a person causes a bodily injury to another from which death results, it is immaterial that the injury
might have been avoided by proper precaution on the part of the person injured, or that his death from that injury might have
been prevented by proper care or treatment.
268. Killing of a human being unlawful
It is unlawful to kill any person unless such killing is authorised or justified or excused by law.
267. Duty to do certain acts
When a person undertakes to do any act the omission to do which is or may be dangerous to human life or
health, it is his duty to do that act; and he is held to have caused any consequences which result to the life or health of
any person by reason of any omission to perform that duty.
277. Unlawful homicide.
Any person who unlawfully kills another is guilty of a crime which, according to the circumstances of the
case, may be wilful murder, murder, manslaughter, or infanticide.
173. Refusal by public officer to perform duty
Any person who, being employed in the Public Service, or as an officer
of any court or tribunal, perversely
and without lawful excuse omits
or refuses to do any act which it is his duty to do by virtue of his
guilty of a misdemeanour.
177. Disobedience to statute law
Any person who, without lawful excuse,
the proof of which lies on him,
does any act which he is, by the provisions of any public statute in
force in Western Australia, forbidden to do or omits to do any act
which he is, by the provisions of any such
statute, required to do, is
guilty of a misdemeanour, unless some mode of proceeding against him
for such disobedience is expressly provided by statute, and is
intended to be exclusive of all other punishment.
262. Duty to provide necessaries
It is the duty of every person having
charge of another who is unable
by reason of age, sickness, mental impairment, detention, or any other
cause, to withdraw himself from such charge, and who is unable to
provide himself with the necessaries of
life, whether the charge is
undertaken under a contract, or is imposed by law, or arises by reason
of any act, whether lawful or unlawful, of the person who has such
charge, to provide for that other person
the necessaries of life; and
he is held to have caused any consequences which result to the life or
health of the other person by reason of any omission to perform that
294. Acts intended to cause grievous bodily harm or prevent arrest
person who, with intent to maim, disfigure, or disable any person,
or to do some grievous bodily harm to any
person, or to resist or
prevent the lawful arrest or detention of any person --
any such substance or thing to be taken or received by
any person; or (8) does any act that is
likely to result in a person having a
serious disease; is guilty of a crime.
302. Failure to supply necessaries
Any person who, being charged with
the duty of providing for another
the necessaries of life, without lawful excuse fails to do so, whereby
the life of that other person is or is likely to be endangered or his
health is or is likely to be permanently
injured, is guilty of a
304. Endangering life of children by exposure
Any person who unlawfully
abandons or exposes a child under the age of
7 years, whereby the life of such child is or is likely to be
endangered, or his health is or is likely to be permanently injured,
is guilty of a misdemeanour.
Unlawful acts causing bodily harm
Any person who unlawfully does any act or omits to do any act which it
his duty to do, by which act or omission bodily harm is actually
caused to any person, is guilty of a crime.
(1) Any person who, with intent to defraud, by deceit or any
means --(f) induces any person to abstain from doing any act that the person is lawfully entitled to do, is guilty of
424. Fraudulent falsification of records
Any person who with intent to defraud --
(a) makes a false entry in any record;
(b) omits to
make an entry in any record;
(c) gives any certificate or information which is false in a
(d) by act or omission falsifies, destroys, alters or damages any
(e) knowingly produces or makes use of any record which is false in
a material particular, is guilty of a crime.
85. Falsification of records by public officer
Any public officer who corruptly --
(a) makes any false entry in any record;
(b) omits to make any entry in any record;
(c) gives any certificate or information which is false
(d) by act or omission falsifies, destroys,
alters or damages any
(e) furnishes a return relating to any
property or remuneration
which is false in a material particular; or
(f) omits to furnish any return relating to any property or
remuneration, or to give any other
information which he is required
by law to give, is guilty of a crime.
135. Conspiring to defeat justice
Any person who conspires with another
to obstruct, prevent, pervert,
or defeat the course of justice is guilty of a crime.
136. Compounding or concealing crimes
Any person who asks, receives,
or obtains, or agrees, or attempts to
receive or obtain, any property or benefit of any kind for himself or
any other person, upon any agreement or understanding that he will
compound or conceal a crime, or will abstain
from, discontinue, or
delay, a prosecution for a crime, or will withhold any evidence
is guilty of an indictable offence.
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