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Crimes (Abolition of Defence of Provocation) Amendment Bill

This bill amends the Crimes Act 1961 by removing the partial defence of provocation found in sections 58, 169, and 170.

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Event Date
Introduction 30 Jul 2009 Lianne Dalziel is the member in charge of this Member's bill.

View the bill at introduction at the NZ Legislation website.

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