Part 4
Parties to the commission of offences

66 Parties to offences
  • (1) Every one is a party to and guilty of an offence who—

    • (a) actually commits the offence; or

    • (b) does or omits an act for the purpose of aiding any person to commit the offence; or

    • (c) abets any person in the commission of the offence; or

    • (d) incites, counsels, or procures any person to commit the offence.

    (2) Where 2 or more persons form a common intention to prosecute any unlawful purpose, and to assist each other therein, each of them is a party to every offence committed by any one of them in the prosecution of the common purpose if the commission of that offence was known to be a probable consequence of the prosecution of the common purpose.

    Compare: 1908 No 32 s 90