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1234.0 - Australian and New Zealand Standard Offence Classification (ANZSOC), 2011  
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Contents >> Division 04 >> SUBDIVISION 049 OTHER DANGEROUS OR NEGLIGENT ACTS ENDANGERING PERSONS

SUBDIVISION 049 OTHER DANGEROUS OR NEGLIGENT ACTS ENDANGERING PERSONS

Dangerous or negligent acts not involving the operation of a vehicle which, though not intended to cause harm, actually or potentially result in injury to oneself or another person.

This subdivision is further disaggregated to distinguish duty of care from other negligent acts that endanger persons, that cannot be placed anywhere else in this division.

Offences in this subdivision are classified into the following groups:

    0491 Neglect or ill treatment of person under care
    0499 Other dangerous or negligent acts endangering persons, nec

    0491 Neglect or ill-treatment of person under care

    The ill-treatment or wilful neglect of a person under care by a carer, not involving the operation of a vehicle that, though not intended to cause harm, actually or potentially results in injury to the person under care, not amounting to assault.

    Inclusions:
    Ill-treatment of patients
    Ill-treatment of elderly persons under care
    Ill-treatment of mentally disabled persons under care
    Child neglect

    Exclusions:
    Unlawful killing of a person under care. These are coded to Group 0111, Murder.


    0499 Other dangerous or negligent acts endangering persons, nec

    All other dangerous or negligent acts not involving the operation of a vehicle that, though not intended to cause harm, actually or potentially result in injury to oneself or another person and cannot be classified elsewhere in Subdivision 049, Other dangerous or negligent acts endangering persons.

    Inclusions:
    Cause grievous bodily harm by a negligent act or omission
    Unlawful interference with aviation (e.g. damage equipment or instruments, unlawfully interfere with a pilot)

    Exclusions:
    Assault. These are coded to Subdivision 021, Assault.
    Jaywalking and other pedestrian offences. These are coded to Group 1441, Pedestrian offences.
    Neglect or ill-treatment of persons. These are coded to Group 0491, Neglect or ill-treatment of persons under care.


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