CHAPTER 120
THE PENAL CODE ACT.
Arrangement of Sections.
Section
CHAPTER I—PRELIMINARY.
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General rule of construction.
Interpretation.
Saving of certain laws.
CHAPTER II—TERRITORIAL APPLICATION OF THE CODE.

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Extent of jurisdiction of courts.
Offences committed partly within and partly beyond the
jurisdiction.

CHAPTER III—GENERAL RULES AS TO CRIMINAL RESPONSIBILITY.
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Ignorance of law.
Claim of right.
Intention and motive.
Mistake of fact.
Presumption of sanity.
Insanity.
Intoxication.
Judicial officers.
Compulsion.
Defence of person or property and rash, reckless and negligent
acts.
Use of force in effecting arrest.
Compulsion by husband.
Person not to be punished twice for same offence.

CHAPTER IV—PARTIES TO AND PERSONS INCITING TO COMMIT OFFENCES.
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Principal offenders.

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