Crimes Act 1961

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182A Miscarriage defined

For the purposes of sections 183 to 187 the term miscarriage means—


the destruction or death of an embryo or fetus after implantation; or


the premature expulsion or removal of an embryo or fetus after implantation, otherwise than for the purpose of inducing the birth of a fetus believed to be viable or removing a fetus that has died.

Section 182A: inserted, on 16 December 1977, by section 3 of the Crimes Amendment Act 1977 (1977 No 113).