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1234.0 - Australian and New Zealand Standard Offence Classification (ANZSOC), 2011  
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Contents >> Division 01 >> SUBDIVISION 013 MANSLAUGHTER AND DRIVING CAUSING DEATH

SUBDIVISION 013 MANSLAUGHTER AND DRIVING CAUSING DEATH

The unlawful killing of another person while deprived of the power of self-control by provocation, or under circumstances amounting to diminished responsibility or without intent to kill, as a result of a careless, reckless, negligent, unlawful or dangerous act.

This subdivision is further disaggregated on the basis of whether the offence involved manslaughter or driving causing death.

Offences in this subdivision are classified into the following groups:

    0131 Manslaughter
    0132 Driving causing death

    0131 Manslaughter

    The unlawful killing of another person while deprived of the power of self-control by provocation, or under circumstances amounting to diminished responsibility or without intent to kill, as a result of a careless, reckless, negligent, unlawful or dangerous act (other than the act of driving).

    Inclusions:
    Kill an unborn child/infanticide
    Kill by the use of excessive force in self-defence
    Survive suicide pact
    Assist in suicide of another person
    Industrial/corporate manslaughter

    Exclusions:
    Breach of Euthanasia Legislation not amounting to murder, attempted murder or assault. These are coded to Group 1329, Regulated Public Order Offences, nec.
    Procure or commit illegal abortion. These are coded to Group 1695, Procure or commit illegal abortion.
    Unlawfully kill a person under care. These are coded to Group 0111, Murder.


    0132 Driving causing death

    The unlawful killing of another person without intent to kill, as a result of culpable, reckless, or negligent driving.

    Inclusions:
    Death caused by a driver under the influence of alcohol/drugs



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