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S167 Murder Defined:

 

 

 

Culpable homicide is murder in each of the following cases:

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S167(a)

 

 

 

If the offender means to cause the death of the person killed

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S167(b)

 

 

 

If the offender means to cause to the person killed any bodily injury that is known to
the offender to be likely to cause death, and is reckless whether death ensues or not

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S167(c)

 

 

If the offender means to cause death, or, being so reckless as aforesaid, means to cause such bodily injury as aforesaid to one person, and by accident or mistake kills another person, though he does not mean to hurt the person killed

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S167(d)

 

 

 

If the offender for any unlawful object does an act that he knows to be likely to cause
death, and thereby kills any person, though he may have desired that his object should be effected without hurting any one.

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S168 Further Definition of Murder:

 

 

 

(1) Culpable homicide is also murder in each of the following cases, whether the offender means or does not mean death to ensue, or knows or does not know that death is likely to ensue:

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S168(1)(a)

 

 

If he means to cause grievous bodily injury for the purpose of facilitating the
commission of any of the offences mentioned in subsection (2) of this section,
or facilitating the flight or avoiding the detection of the offender upon the
commission or attempted commission thereof, or for the purpose of resisting
lawful apprehension in respect of any offence whatsoever, and death ensues
from such injury:

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S168(1)(b)

 

 

 

If he administers any stupefying or overpowering thing for any of the purposes
aforesaid, and death ensues from the effects thereof:

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S168(1)(c)

 

 

 

If he by any means wilfully stops the breath of any person for any of the
purposes aforesaid, and death ensues from such stopping of breath.